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May 23, 2013

The Life & Times of Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown    (1910 - 1952)

Margaret Wise Brown
(1910 – 1952)

On this day in 1910 Margaret Wise Brown was born. Her over one hundred children’s books — these include the classics The Runaway Bunny and Goodnight Moon — reflect the influence of Lucy Sprague Mitchell’s “here-and-now” approach to children’s literature; her eccentric and enjoyable personality seems all her own making.

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