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Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 5.00 X 5.88 (inches)
Over the Moon: A Collection of First Books for BabyMargaret Wise BrownHarperCollins / 2006 / Hardcover$14.99 Retail:
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Three classic, bestselling stories by beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown, in one beautiful gift set.
Margaret Wise Brown's beloved bedtime classics have lulled generations of children to sleep with their soothing sounds. Now these three classics are packaged together into one beautifully designed gift. This gift set includes Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with pictures by Clement Hurd, as well as Big Red Barn, illustrated by Felicia Bond.
With sturdy board book pages and a beautiful package, this is the perfect gift for new parents and for all babies and toddlers!
Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.
Clement Hurd (1908–1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.
Clement Hurd (1908–1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.
Felicia Bond is both writer and illustrator of Tumble Bumble, The Day It Rained Hearts, the Poinsettia books, and many others. She painted the art for numerous other award-winning books, including those in the much loved If You Give . . . series and the contemporary classic Big Red Barn. She lived for many years in New York and currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.