Goodnight Moon Classic Library: Contains Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and My World

Goodnight Moon Classic Library: Contains Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and My World

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Overview

Three Margaret Wise Brown classics go mini in this slipcase containing miniature versions of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and My World. Each little book fits in the palm of your hand and is jacketed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061998232
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 271,437
Product dimensions: 3.10(w) x 3.38(h) x 1.22(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.


Clement Hurd (1908–1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.

Clement Hurd (1908–1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.

Date of Birth:

May 23, 1910

Date of Death:

November 13, 1952

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Place of Death:

Nice, France

Education:

B.A., Hollins College, 1932; Bank Street College of Education

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