The Golden Egg Book by Margaret Wise Brown
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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?

So begins the Golden Easter classic about a bunny—and a little duck that is about to hatch!
 

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. Margaret Wise Brown, who also wrote under the pseudonym of Golden MacDonald, published more than 100 books for children. Leonard Weisgard illustrated more than 100 children's books.
 
Published January 6, 2015 by Golden Books. 24 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A very very simple little story of a bunny who wondered what was inside an egg and a duckling who wondered what the bunny was -- and then of the bunny and the duck making friends.

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A pair of rabbit-themed reissues are back just in time to serve as basket treats. The 1947 classic The Golden Egg Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Leonard Weisgard, returns as a Big Little Go

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After reading “Golden Legacy,” some readers might be spurred on to find some of the best Little Golden Books they missed as children.

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by Leonard Weisgard, tells about the seasons and animals that touch a small island (""There was a little Island in the ocean./ Around it the winds blew/ And the birds flew/ And the tides rose and fell on the shore""), and a kitten who comes ashore learns a secret about the island and a lesson...

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An elegant jacketed reissue re-presents The Golden Sleepy Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus.

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When a curious bunny finds a blue speckled egg, he tries everything from jumping on it to pelting it with rocks and acorns to find out what's inside.

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