The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

by Mac Barnett, Sarah Jacoby

On Sale: 05/21/2019

The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

by Mac Barnett

illustrated by Sarah Jacoby

On Sale: 05/21/2019

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About the Book

An exceptional picture book biography of Margaret Wise Brown, the legendary author of Goodnight MoonThe Runaway Bunny, and other beloved children’s classics, that's as groundbreaking as the icon herself was—from award-winning, bestselling author Mac Barnett and acclaimed illustrator Sarah Jacoby.

What is important about Margaret Wise Brown?

In forty-two inspired pages, this biography artfully plays with form and language to vivdly bring to life one of greatest children’s book creators who ever lived: Margaret Wise Brown.

Illustrated with sumptuous art by rising star Sarah Jacoby, this is essential reading for book lovers of every age.

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Critical Praise

“The important thing about this review is to say this picture book is great…. A runaway success.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Barnett’s confiding tone draws readers in...then makes the case for Brown’s work.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“An important, groundbreaking biography inspired by Brown’s legacy.” - School Library Journal (starred review)

“A book with a brave appeal, and its admiration of Brown and respect for children makes it a standout picture-book biography.” - ALA Booklist (starred review)

“Children old enough to look back at their Brown favorites with happy nostalgia will surely enjoy this creatively rendered backstory, while teachers and librarians will see connections between Moore’s collection exclusion and broader issues of access, making this age-accessible material for Banned Books Week.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062393449
  • ISBN 10: 0062393448
  • Imprint: Balzer + Bray
  • On Sale: 05/21/2019
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Books & Libraries

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