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Books with author Margaret Wise Brown

  • The Golden Egg Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard

    Hardcover (Golden Books, Jan. 1, 2004)
    A Golden classic about a bunny—and a little duck that is about to hatch! A perfect gift for your child on Easter. Once there was a little bunny. He was all alone. One day he found an egg. He could hear something moving inside the egg. What was it? The tale of a bunny's discovery of a mysterious egg--a Big Golden Book beloved by generations--is available for the first time in the Little Golden Book line, with its original illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Leonard Weisgard. This Springtime classic by the author of Goodnight Moon is now perfectly sized for Easter baskets!
  • The Train to Timbuctoo

    Margaret Wise Brown, Art Seiden

    Hardcover (Golden Books, Jan. 9, 2018)
    Back in print for a new generation, a rollicking, rhyming train tale from the author of Goodnight Moon!From Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo, from Timbuctoo and back!This beloved story from 1951, about a big train and a little train that have just left Kalamazoo, has captured the imaginations of generations of children. Out of print for decades, it is back to delight little ones and their parents and grandparents again. "Clackety-clack—clackety-clack—pocketa-pocketa-pocketa"—down the track they go! Now a new generation of children will pore over the cheerful illustrations of bridges, tracks, and countryside, while listening to this rollicking tale.
  • Walt Disney's: The Grasshopper and the Ants

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Disney Press, Sept. 30, 1993)
    A grasshopper plays all summer long while the hardworking ants store food for the winter, but when winter comes the hungry grasshopper regrets his laziness
  • Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit

    Margaret Wise Brown, Annie Won

    Hardcover (Golden Books, Jan. 10, 2017)
    A bunny-rific bedtime story from the author of Goodnight Moon!Margaret Wise Brown's sweet, poetic tale about a little bunny and why he has to whisper was origininally published in the classic Golden Book The Golden Sleepy Book. Now newly illustrated in dreamy, seasonal pastels, this story is being reissued to delight the next generation of Little Golden Books fans.
  • 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 Important Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, May 19, 1999)
    Margaret Wise Brown, the New York Times bestselling author of the perennial classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny, asks children to think deeply about the importance of everyday objects, from apples to spoons. With lyrical words and vivid illustrations by Caldecott winner Leonard Weisgard, The Important Book shows children just how important everyday objects can be. This picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.What is the most important thing about a spoon? The fact that you can eat with it? What about an apple? Or a shoe? This book helps curious preschoolers notice important details about their everyday surroundings, like daisies are white, rain is wet, and a spoon is used for eating.For the important thing about The Important Book is that the book resonates long after it's closed. What's most important about many familiar things—like rain and wind, apples and daisies—is suggested in rhythmic words and vivid pictures. "A perfect book. The text establishes a word game which tiny children will accept with glee," said Kirkus.Chosen as a "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children" by the American National Education Association."Rekindles the sense of wonder we were born with. True poetry about perceiving the world around us."— Mark Frauenfelder, BoingBoing magazine
  • Goodnight Moon ABC Board Book: An Alphabet Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

    Board book (HarperFestival, July 27, 2010)
    From kittens to stars to yarn, there are so many things that can be found in the great green room. Search for them all as you learn your ABCs.This comforting alphabet book links words and phrases with familiar images from everyone's favorite bedtime book, Goodnight Moon.
  • The Runaway Bunny

    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

    eBook (HarperCollins, Sept. 15, 2020)
    The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon, is now available for the first time as an ebook!“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.
  • The Diggers

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Hardcover (Parragon Books, June 21, 2013)
    Dig, dig, dig! Join the animals and machines as they dig an incredible journey of discovery underground in this imaginative story from best-selling children's author Margaret Wise Brown. This amazing adventure is brought to life by French illustrator Antoine Corbineau, using a patchwork of texture and colour in his vibrant illustrations to bring the fun and energetic world of the diggers to life.
  • The Noon Balloon

    Margaret Wise Brown, Lorena Alvarez

    Hardcover (Silver Dolphin Books, April 21, 2020)
    Go on a magical adventure in this fun and playful story by Margaret Wise Brown, best-selling author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny.Travel on a magical adventure with a little dog in The Noon Balloon, from best-selling children's book author, Margaret Wise Brown. Beautifully illustrated, this lyrical text will be a soothing bedtime favorite.
  • Two Little Trains

    Margaret Wise Brown, Greg Pizzoli

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, March 3, 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 PUFFCHUG CHUG CHUGTwo 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
  • Goodnight Moon Padded Board Book

    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

    Board book (HarperFestival, June 6, 2017)
    The bestselling classic story beloved by millions of adults and children for generations is now available as a padded board book with a soft, padded cover and rounded edges, perfect to share with the smallest readers. 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, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.