A Margaret Wise Brown Gift Set by Margaret Wise Brown
The Runaway Bunny & Goodnight Moon

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Hardcover editions of two all-time children's favorites now available together in a boxed set:Goodnight Moon is a classic cherished by generations of readers and listeners as the perfect bedtime story, with poetic words and gentle, lulling illustrations. The Runaway Bunny is Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd's first collaboration, a magically comforting story about a bunny's imaginary game of hide–and–seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time.

Clement Hurd redrew some of his original pictures for this edition of The Runaway Bunny, enhancing the timeless spirit of this classic book.

 

About Margaret Wise Brown

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Margaret Wise Brown, May 10, 1910 - November 13, 1952 Margaret Wise Brown was born on May 10, 1910 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Brown, a Vice President at American Manufacturing Company and Maud Brown, a housewife. She attended school in Lausanne, Switzerland for three years, before attending Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts for two years. In 1928, she began taking classes at Hollis College in Virginia. In 1935, Brown began working at the Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers. Two years later, her writing career took off with the publication of "When the Wind Blows." Over the course of fourteen years, Brown wrote over one hundred picture books for children. Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France. Hurd created many treasured books and their stories about Johnny Lion.
 
Published April 26, 1997 by Harper Collins.
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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Just in time for gift-giving season, the two hardcover staples for every nursery Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd are now available in a handsome

Sep 01 2001 | Read Full Review of A Margaret Wise Brown Gift Se...

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Just in time for gift-giving season, the two hardcover staples for every nursery Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd are now available in a handsome

Sep 01 2001 | Read Full Review of A Margaret Wise Brown Gift Se...

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