North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown

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Exploring both the urge to explore and the desire for the familiar, Brown’s story speaks directly to longings at the core of childhood.
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From Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of classics like Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, comes a never-before-published story about a little bird’s first journey, brought to life by Geisel Award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli.

It’s time for a little bird to fly away

to the north, the south, the east, and the west.

Which direction will she like best?

 

 

About Margaret Wise Brown

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Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910–52). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child’s eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books, including Goodnight Moon, continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.Greg Pizzoli is the author and illustrator of several books, including the Geisel Award–winning The Watermelon Seed, as well as Tricky Vic, and Good Night, Owl. He lives in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, which is in the northeast United States. Visit him online at www.gregpizzoli.com.
 
Published January 24, 2017 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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on Jun 23 2017

Exploring both the urge to explore and the desire for the familiar, Brown’s story speaks directly to longings at the core of childhood.

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