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Books with author Margaret Wise Brown

  • Goodnight Moon Board Book & Bunny

    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

    Board book (HarperFestival, Jan. 18, 2005)
    Millions of children have been lulled to sleep by this classic bedtime tale. Now paired with a cuddly plush bunny, it is the perfect way to say "goodnight."In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room—to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one—the little bunny says goodnight.In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.
  • Margaret Wise Brown's Manners

    Margaret Wise Brown, Nicola Slater

    Hardcover (Golden Books, May 9, 2017)
    From the author of Goodnight Moon: a never-before-published story! There is a way to close your mouth when you chew and a way not to close your mouth when you chew. In this witty book by Margaret Wise Brown, adorable animal characters show how good manners can open up the world to a child. Simple text uses opposites to illustrate a good way and a not-so-good way to wait in line, eat at the table, behave at a party, and treat an animal. Even the youngest children will quickly understand the message, brought to them in a gentle and amusing way. By the author of Goodnight Moon—who knew a thing or two about how to reach and teach young readers.
  • Away in My Airplane

    Margaret Wise Brown, Henry Fisher

    Hardcover (Silver Dolphin Books, April 2, 2019)
    Fun and playful story by Margaret Wise Brown, best-selling author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny.Dreaming child, what you shall see, Deep in sleep might someday be. Explore a magical bedtime world of favorite dreams—from the hidden treasures of Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny.
  • The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Golden Books, May 13, 2003)
  • Goodnight Songs: Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Sterling Children's Books, March 4, 2014)
    “Baby sail the seven seasSafely in my armsWhen the waves go up and downYou are safe from harm.”From Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved Goodnight Moon, comes a previously unpublished collection of charming lullabies, 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. An accompanying CD, with lilting songs beautifully composed and sung by Emily Gary and Tom Proutt, makes this 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
  • The Runaway Bunny

    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Jan. 24, 2017)
    Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon.“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures.
  • Mouse of My Heart: Picture Book

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Hyperion, Feb. 1, 2001)
    Collects fifty-six poems and stories by the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny and includes entries arranged under such themes as Love and Friendship, Bedtime, For a Rainy Day, and Nonsense.
  • The Margaret Wise Brown Treasury

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Parragon Books, Aug. 14, 2013)
    Share the excitement, wonder, and delight of Margaret Wise Brown with this story collection from the author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. This lovely treasury of eight stories by the author of Goodnight Moon is a must have for any family library, and will provide hours of family reading time for years to come. Beautifully illustrated with a variety of stories about counting, bedtime, seasons, and more - each story is a complete picture book onto itself, and when taken all together this treasury becomes a classic from one of our best-loved children s authors. Includes the stories Away in My Airplane, All the Families, Count to 10 with a Mouse, Around the World We Go, Snowballs and Sunshine, Sleep Little Angel, Sleep Tight Sleepy Bears, and Goodnight Little One.
  • Sneakers, the Seaside Cat

    Margaret Wise Brown, Anne Mortimer

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 26, 2005)
    From the author of classics such as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown, the perfect gift for cat lovers and beachgoers alike.On Sneakers' first trip to the beach, his curious paws find surprises in the sand. There's a mischievous crab, playful shrimp, and a shell that echoes the roar of the ocean."Anne Mortimer's wonderful illustrations make this book a must have," said Children's Literature magazine. "Mortimer's depictions of Sneakers' wide face and his bright yellow eyes perfectly capture Sneakers' moods. They are also so lifelike that this cat seemingly could leap right off the book's pages, ready to prowl the sands of a sea shore near you."
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, March 15, 1881)
  • Big Red Barn

    Margaret Wise Brown, Felicia Bond

    Hardcover (Balzer + Bray, April 4, 1989)
    Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps, has charmed generations of children.As in her classic Goodnight Moon, Brown engages children and helps settle them down for sleep as they follow along with the animals from morning to night in the barnyard.In the barnyard there are roosters and cows, horses and goats, and a pink piglet who is learning to squeal. Felicia Bond's atmospheric illustrations add to the tranquil simplicity of this gentle story.Big Red Barn makes a lovely baby shower gift and is a wonderful addition to any preschooler's library.
  • Good Day, Good Night Board Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Loren Long

    Board book (HarperFestival, Sept. 3, 2019)
    ★ An Amazon Best Book of 2017Now in a sturdy board book format, perfect for little hands!When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says good day to all the familiar things outside—o 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 goodnight. Goodnight, kitty. Goodnight, bear. Goodnight, people everywhere.This previously unpublished text by beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown features her signature word pattern from the classic Goodnight Moon that has soothed generations of children to sleep.Paired with Loren Long’s gorgeous illustrations, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page.Makes an excellent baby shower gift!“With pleasing echoes of Brown’s famous classic, including bookends of a cow jumping over a moon, this bedtime story will entice families back again and again.”—Kirkus (starred review)