The Noisy Book Treasury

Overview

From a jangling phone to a gentle breeze, these stories explore sounds both sharp and subtle. Caldecott award winners Margaret Wise Brown — author of the childhood classic Goodnight Moon — and illustrator Leonard Weisgard present three poetic and winsomely illustrated tales that introduce young readers to the everyday wonders of sound.
The Noisy Book explores a world of hissing radiators and buzzing flies through the ears of Muffin, a little dog with bandaged eyes. In The Indoor...
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Overview

From a jangling phone to a gentle breeze, these stories explore sounds both sharp and subtle. Caldecott award winners Margaret Wise Brown — author of the childhood classic Goodnight Moon — and illustrator Leonard Weisgard present three poetic and winsomely illustrated tales that introduce young readers to the everyday wonders of sound.
The Noisy Book explores a world of hissing radiators and buzzing flies through the ears of Muffin, a little dog with bandaged eyes. In The Indoor Noisy Book, Muffin listens from his room at the top of the stairs to a sweeping broom, rattling silverware, a gushing faucet, and other household sounds. And in The Quiet Noisy Book, Muffin hears the softest sounds of all, from a butterfly unfolding its wings to an early bird catching a worm.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486780283
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 5/21/2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 613,892
  • Age range: 5 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Wise Brown

Margaret Wise Brown (1910–52) is the creator of the children's classic Goodnight Moon. A prolific author of stories for young readers and listeners, she transformed the traditional approach to picture-book narratives with her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes.
Writer and artist Leonard Weisgard (1916–2000) collaborated with Margaret Wise Brown on other books, including the winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal, Little Lost Lamb.
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    1. Also Known As:
      Golden MacDonald, Juniper Sage, Timothy Hay
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 23, 1910
    2. Place of Birth:
      Brooklyn, N.Y.
    1. Date of Death:
      November 13, 1952
    2. Place of Death:
      Nice, France

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