Nibble Nibble

Nibble Nibble

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Nibble Nibble by Margaret Wise Brown, Wendell Minor

From the author of classics such as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown, five delightful poems that capture the simple eloquence of the natural world and illuminate the whimsy of bunnies at play.

On, Nibble Nibble was praised for its "detailed, friendly-looking animals. Lots of onomatopoeia and large pictures with the right amount of white space make this book a good read-aloud for very young children."

With charming paintings from award-winning naturalist artist Wendell Minor, this book is sure to "nibble nibble nibble" its way into the hearts of a whole new generation of Margaret Wise Brown readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060592080
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/23/2007
Edition description: Reillustrated Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 631,481
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

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.

Wendell Minor has illustrated numerous award-winning picture books, including Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin, Galapagos George by Jean Craighead George, and If You Were a Panda Bear by his wife, Florence Minor. Mr. Minor's art has been exhibited at the Norman Rockwell Museum, among other prestigious institutions throughout the country. He lives in rural Connecticut with Florence and their two cats.

Date of Birth:

May 23, 1910

Date of Death:

November 13, 1952

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Place of Death:

Nice, France


B.A., Hollins College, 1932; Bank Street College of Education

Read an Excerpt

Little Donkey Close Your Eyes

Little Donkey on the hill
Standing there so very still
Making faces at the skies
Little Donkey close your eyes.

Little Monkey in the tree
Swinging there so merrily
Throwing cocoanuts at the skies
Little Monkey close your eyes.

Silly Sheep that slowly crop
Night has come and you must sop
Chewing grass beneath the skies
Silly Sheep now close your eyes.

Little Pig that squeals about
Make no noises with your snout
No more squealing to the skies
Little Pig now close your eyes.

Wild young birds that sweetly sing
Curve your heads beneath your wing
Dark night covers all the skies
Wild young birds now close your eyes.

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Nibble Nibble 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
adge73 on LibraryThing 8 days ago
I love the combination of Brown's poetry and Minor's illustrations. Nice way to introduce poetry to preschoolers, also nice tie-ins for seasons, rabbits, and other animals.
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