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Margaret Wise Brown - Author

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Books by Margaret Wise Brown

From the World of Goodnight Moon: 100 First Words

From the World of Goodnight Moon: 100 First Words

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Board book Release Date: 01/10/2020

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.

The Noon Balloon

The Noon Balloon

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/06/2020

Two Little Trains

Two Little Trains

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/02/2020

Skillfully designed and composed, Pizzoli's cheerful interpretation is thoroughly modern and charming. Swoonworthy for train lovers and preschoolers alike. -Kirkus (starred review) The classic picture book from Margaret Wise Brown about two trains and their cross-country journey from east to west, with a bold new look from Geisel Award-winning artist Greg Pizzoli. Two little trains went down the track, Two little trains went West. PUFF PUFF PUFF CHUG CHUG CHUG Two little trains to the West. A streamlined train and a little old train journey through hills and over mountains, crossing rivers and plains, in this treasured story from Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon. Reimagined with bold and vibrant art by Geisel Award-winning artist Greg Pizzoli, this updated edition is perfect for fans of things that go. Makes for a great baby shower gift! Pizzoli's illustrations...add texture, vibrancy, and bring the journey to new life....Toddlers and preschoolers who love trains will delight in the tale while adults familiar with the original book will appreciate the opportunity to introduce it to a new generation. -School Library Journal (starred review) The soothing clickity-clack of the late Brown's verse lulls as effectively as when it first appeared 70 years ago. -Publishers Weekly (starred review) This is a storytime winner. Blocky clear shapes, vivid colors, and simple designs make each page burst with an energy that will appeal to the smallest child. -Booklist

On Christmas Day

On Christmas Day

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Board book Release Date: 31/10/2019

All is warm and bright in this peaceful look at the first Christmas night. In lilting verse, Margaret Wise Brown welcomes animals and children to the manger where baby Jesus lies. Children will want to snuggle in close as they hear the gentle invitation: 'O come all ye children/ O come one and all/ O come to the stable in Bethlehem's stall.' In soft, cozy hues, watercolor illustrations depict the newborn King surrounded by his adoring guests. This simple Christmas board book encourages families to slow down and marvel at the meaning of Christmas.

Goodnight Songs Treasury

Goodnight Songs Treasury

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Goodnight Moon comes a collection of bedtime poems, gorgeously illustrated by 24 award-winning artists. For the first time ever, Goodnight Songs Treasury gathers all of Margaret Wise Brown's poems from the New York Times-bestselling Goodnight Songs and A Celebration of the Seasons into one stunning volume. Remarkable illustrations from 24 award-winning artists--including Caldecott Honor medalist Melissa Sweet, Coretta Scott King Honor Award winner Sean Qualls, Peter Brown, Sophie Blackall, and Eric Puybaret--bring Brown's charming, musical verses beautifully to life. From a baby sailing the seven seas to a soft snowfall, mysterious, deep, and glowing, each lullaby is magical.

Margaret Wise Brown 5-Minute Stories

Margaret Wise Brown 5-Minute Stories

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Count to 10 With a Mouse

Count to 10 With a Mouse

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2019

Celebration of the Seasons, A

Celebration of the Seasons, A

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Loose-leaf Release Date: 08/11/2018

Now this collection of beautiful nature-themed poems by Margaret Wise Brown (Goodnight Moon) comes in an adorable board edition--still gorgeously illustrated by 12 award-winning artists. Fluffy clouds, butterflies, furry bunnies, and life from a bug's-eye view: This stunning sequel to TheNew York Times bestseller Goodnight Songs celebrates the beauty and wonder of nature all year long. Once again, a treasure trove of Margaret Wise Brown's newly discovered verses receives loving treatment from 12 award-winning artists, including Floyd Cooper, Peter Brown, David Small, Molly Idle, and Bob Staake. From a little bear singing one morning in May to a soft snowfall, mysterious, deep, and glowing, each song is magical. The array of award-winning illustrators who bring Wise Brown's songs to life are: Peter Brown, Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, Blanca Gomez, Molly Idle, Elly MacKay, Dadu Shin, David Small, Bob Staake, Satoe Tone, Frank Viva, and Mick Wiggins.

A Home in the Barn

A Home in the Barn

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

An Indie Next List Pick! A glorious tribute to Brown's timeless classic. -Booklist (starred review) Perfect for fans of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Big Red Barn, this never-before-published picture book from beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown tells the comforting, snowy story of animals seeking shelter from the cold in a big warm barn. Brought to beautiful life by Caldecott Medalist and multiple award-winner Jerry Pinkney, this is a must-have for every child's library and is perfect for cozy wintertime readings. Outside in the cold, hear the wind rattle, come to the barn, keep warm with the cattle...

Good Day, Good Night

Good Day, Good Night

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

A never-before-published picture book from Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of Goodnight Moon, brought to life by Loren Long, #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator. When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says good day to all the familiar things outside. To the birds in the skies and the bees in their hives, to everything one by one. And as the sun starts to set, it's time for the little bunny to say good night. Good night, kitty. Good night, bear. Good night, people everywhere. This never-before-published text by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown uses her signature word pattern from the classic Goodnight Moon that has soothed generations of children to sleep. Paired with Loren Long's gorgeous illustrations, this story is perfect for sleepy children aged 3 and up.

Train to Timbuctoo

Train to Timbuctoo

Author: Margaret Wise Brown, Art Seiden Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/12/2017

Golden Egg Book

Golden Egg Book

Author: Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard Format: Board book Release Date: 29/12/2017

Goodnight Songs

Goodnight Songs

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Board book Release Date: 02/11/2017

Baby sail the seven seas Safely in my arms When the waves go up and down You are safe from harm. Now this New York Times bestselling collection of charming lullabies by Margaret Wise Brown (Goodnight Moon) comes in an adorable board edition--still gorgeously illustrated by 12 award-winning artists. The roster of celebrated names includes Carin Berger, whose The Little Yellow Leaf was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book; Eric Puybaret, who brought the bestselling Puff, the Magic Dragon to life on the page; Coretta Scott King Honor Award winner Sean Qualls; and Caldecott Honor medalist Melissa Sweet. It's the perfect gift to wish children a sweet goodnight. The illustrators are Jonathan Bean * Carin Berger * Sophie Blackall * Linda Bleck * Renata Liwska * Christopher Silas Neal * Zachariah OHora * Eric Puybaret * Sean Qualls * Isabel Roxas * Melissa Sweet * Dan Yaccarino

Good Day, Good Night

Good Day, Good Night

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

A never-before-published picture book from Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of Goodnight Moon, brought to life by Loren Long, #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator. When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says good day to all the familiar things outside. To the birds in the skies and the bees in their hives, to everything one by one. And as the sun starts to set, it's time for the little bunny to say good night. Good night, kitty. Good night, bear. Good night, people everywhere. This never-before-published text by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown uses her signature word pattern from the classic Goodnight Moon that has soothed generations of children to sleep. Paired with Loren Long's gorgeous illustrations, this story is perfect for sleepy children aged 3 and up.