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Margaret Wise Brown wrote hundreds of books and stories during her life, but she is best known for Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. Even though she died over 45 years ago, her books still sell very well. Margaret loved animals. Most of her books have animals as characters in the story. She liked to write books that had a rhythm to them. Sometimes she would put a hard word into the story or poem. She thought this made children think harder when they are reading. She wrote all the time. There are many scraps of paper where she quickly wrote down a story idea or a poem. She said she dreamed stories and then had to write them down in the morning before she forgot them. She tried to write the way children wanted to hear a story, which often isn't the same way an adult would tell a story. She also taught illustrators to draw the way a child saw things. One time she gave two puppies to someone who was going to draw a book with that kind of dog. The illustrator painted many pictures one day and then fell asleep. When he woke up, the papers he painted on were bare. The puppies had licked all the paint off the paper. Margaret died after surgery for a bursting appendix while in France. She had many friends who still miss her. They say she was a creative genius who made a room come to life with her excitement. Margaret saw herself as something else - a writer of songs and nonsense.
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In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room—to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one—the little bunny says goodnight.
One of the most beloved books of all time, Goodnight Moon is a must for every bookshelf and a time-honored gift for baby showers and other special events.
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There is a way to close your mouth when you chew
and a way not to close your mouth when you chew.
In this witty book by Margaret Wise Brown, adorable animal characters show how good manners can open up the world to a child. Simple text uses opposites to illustrate a good way and a not-so-good way to wait in line, eat at the table, behave at a party, and treat an animal. Even the youngest children will quickly understand the message, brought to them in a gentle and amusing way. By the author of Goodnight Moon—who knew a thing or two about how to reach and teach young readers.
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A new title in the amazing Essential Picture Book Classics list from HarperCollins. This book is packed with beautiful images and reassuring words as a mother bunny tells her baby bunny how much she loves him.
(This ebook is optimised for Kindle tablets and the Kindle App. It is not suitable for e-Ink kindle devices, such as the PaperWhite. We recommend you download a sample to your device before purchase if in doubt.)
The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942, has indeed become a classic picture book. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures. This beautiful new edition will be loved and shared by families for years to come.
“The genius of this book lies in its touching simplicity. It belies the depth and power of its message” Emma Thompson.
Margaret Wise Brown was the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, along with hundreds of other books, stories and songs. She was renowned not only for her prolific writing and publishing savvy, but also for her stunning beauty and thirst for adventure. She spent her royalties on extravagant parties and was known for making friends wherever she went. She was engaged to the heir to the Rockefeller fortune when she traveled to France in 1952. While there, a routine surgery caused an embolism to form. When she kicked up her leg can-can style, the embolism traveled to her brain and took her life. Margaret's unexpected death at the age of 42, and the lengthy unraveling of her rights, left hundreds of her unpublished works tucked away in a trunk in her sister's barn in Vermont. This book contains some those long-forgotten works from one of the most enduring writers for children of all time.
A collection of poems, stories, and notes by Margaret Wise Brown, the best-selling children's author.
Margaret Wise Brown wrote hundreds of books and stories during her life, but she is best known for Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. Even though she died over 45 years ago, her books still sell very well. Margaret loved animals. Most of her books have animals as characters in the story. She liked to write books that had a rhythm to them. Sometimes she would put a hard word into the story or poem. She thought this made children think harder when they are reading. She wrote all the time. There are many scraps of paper where she quickly wrote down a story idea or a poem. She said she dreamed stories and then had to write them down in the morning before she forgot them.
Bichos negros. Bichos verdes. Bichos gordos. Bichos de todos. ¡Me gustan los bichos! Elige tu favorito en esta edición en español del libro infantil de Margaret Wise Brown acerca de nuestros amigos pequeños.
LEYENDO A PASOS es una línea de Step into Reading que ofrece ediciones en español de libros nivelados. Los libros Paso 1 tienen letra grande y palabras fáciles. Son ideales para niños que conocen el abecedario y que quieren comenzar a leer. Su ritmo, rima y pistas visuales contribuyen a la comprensión del texto.
Bugs are cool in this Spanish edition of the Step 1 early reader written by the bestelling author of Goodnight Moon!
Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs. I like bugs! Pick your favorite one in this Spanish edition of Margaret Wise Brown's book about our tiny friends.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. LEYENDO A PASOS is a Spanish-language line of Step into Reading.
A delightful word book illustrated with familiar and comforting art from the world of Goodnight Moon.
Sturdy board pages with 100 words organized into categories such as Animals, Colors, Toys, and Bedtime makes this word book just right for helping babies and toddlers identify words they’re beginning to learn.
There’s no better way to get kids pointing, naming, and talking than with the iconic words and illustrations readers will recognize from Margaret Wise Brown’s and Clement Hurd’s beloved classics Goodnight Moon and My World.
Perfect for tiny hands and growing minds, this word book is a great addition to every child’s first bookshelf.
From Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo, from Timbuctoo and back!
This beloved story from 1951, about a big train and a little train that have just left Kalamazoo, has captured the imaginations of generations of children. Out of print for decades, it is back to delight little ones and their parents and grandparents again. "Clackety-clack—clackety-clack—pocketa-pocketa-pocketa"—down the track they go! Now a new generation of children will pore over the cheerful illustrations of bridges, tracks, and countryside, while listening to this rollicking tale.
Una casa para un conejito, la edición en español de Home for a Bunny—la entrañable historia de un conejito en busca de un hogar—brinda la oportunidad a más de 37 millones de hispanohablantes que residen en Estados Unidos de disfrutar de la maravillosa experiencia de leer este clásico Little Golden Book. Traducida al español por Teresa Mlawer, una de las figuras más respetadas del mundo editorial hispano, esta historia clásica será el regalo perfecto, a un precio muy razonable, de Pascua o de bienvenida para el bebé.
An all-new Spanish translation of the classic Little Golden Book Home for a Bunny.
This Spanish-language translation of Home for a Bunny--the beloved story about a bunny looking for a home--makes the joyful experience of reading this classic Little Golden Book available to the 37 million Americans who speak Spanish! Newly translated by Teresa Mlawer--one of the most respected figures in Hispanic publishing--this classic storybook is the perfect affordable Easter or baby gift.
This high-quality Spanish-language book can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, whether at home or in a classroom.
Un libro completamente nuevo de Margaret Wise Brown, la autora best seller de Buenas Noches, Luna, cobra vida con las imágenes del ilustrador best seller #1 del New York Times, Loren Long, quien ilustró el libro del del presidente Barack Obama A ti te canto.
Cuando sale el sol y el día comienza, el conejito dice buen día a todas las cosas familiares. A las aves del cielo y las abejas en sus colmenas, a todos uno por uno. Y cuando el sol comienza a ocultarse, es hora para que el conejito diga buenas noches. Buenas noches, gatito. Buenas noches, osito. Buenas noches, personas de todo el mundo.
Este texto nunca antes publicado de la querida autora Margaret Wise Brown utiliza su forma característica de escribir del clásico Buenas noches, Luna que ha arrullado a generaciones de niños antes de dormir. Combinado con las ilustraciones maravillosas de Loren Long, esta historia ofrece a los lectores confort en el mundo reconfortante del conejito.