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Goodnight Moon/Runaway Bunny (A Baby's Gift)

by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd
     
 

For generations, Margaret Wise Brown's classic children's books Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with timeless illustrations by Clement Hurd, have touched the lives of readers young and old. Now they are packaged together in a must-have board-book gift box, perfect for the newest generation of readers.

Overview

For generations, Margaret Wise Brown's classic children's books Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with timeless illustrations by Clement Hurd, have touched the lives of readers young and old. Now they are packaged together in a must-have board-book gift box, perfect for the newest generation of readers.

Editorial Reviews

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When it comes to kids' classics, nothing is more adored and renowned than Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Margaret Wise Brown’s beloved bedtime books have lulled generations of children to sleep with their soothing sounds. Now, packaged together for the very first time in a charming keepsake slipcase, these two cherished classics are a must-have for any new baby's library.
Children's Literature
Margaret Wise Brown's book Runaway Bunny was published in 1942 and it was issued in board book form in 1991. Now it has been packaged with a companion book Goodnight Moon. Little Bunny says he wants to head out on his own, and but Mama responds to all of escapades with reassurance that she will always be there. Little Bunny finally decides that he might as well stay at home in the loving comfort of his Mamma's arms. Black and white illustrations alternate with full color spreads whenever Mama responds with her unconditional love and care. After more than fifty years, Goodnight Moon is still going strong. It is a soothing bedtime story that parents can read to their very young ones. All of the elements are there, alternating black and white and full color spreads, as well as the little mouse who appears in each colorful scene. 2001, HarperFestival, $15.95. Ages 1 to 4. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780694016389
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/24/2001
Edition description:
BOXED
Pages:
16
Sales rank:
18,142
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.57(d)
Age Range:
1 - 3 Years

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Goodnight Moon

The Runaway Bunny

A Baby's Gift. Copyright © by Margaret Wise Brown. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

Meet the Author

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.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 23, 1910
Date of Death:
November 13, 1952
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Place of Death:
Nice, France
Education:
B.A., Hollins College, 1932; Bank Street College of Education
Website:
http://www.margaretwisebrown.com

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