Four Fur Feet by Margaret Wise Brown

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A furry little creature wanders the world, taking in all the fascinating sights and sounds. Round and round he goes, as a rhythmic text describes what he sees and hears along the way. Orginally published in 1961, this infectious picture book has been newly illustrated with bright, graphic art.
 

About Margaret Wise Brown

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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. Some of her best known titles include Goodnight Moon, Big Red Barn and Runaway Bunny. Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France. Woodleigh Marx Hubbard (www.woodleighhubbard.com) lives in Bainbridge Island, Washington.
 
Published September 21, 1994 by Hyperion. 24 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Brown serves up contagious rhyme with an alliterative sing-song refrain: ``Oh he walked around the world on his four fur feet,/ his four fur feet,/ his four fur feet./ And he walked around the world on his four fur feet/ and never made a sound-O.'' Faced with the challenge of visualizing the pera...

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