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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$13.49 Retail:
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Goodnight Moon 123 GameUniversity Games / 2015 / Gift$12.49 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!
Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
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.
dee123wvAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Margaret Wise Brown a good choiceJanuary 21, 2015dee123wvAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Today's books for little ones just don't compare to the ones years ago. These have a content that is timeless and a soothing rhythm that kids love. My son's favorite reads, even as he gets older. It's nice to get these in a set and save a few dollars.