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Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). 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 continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
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.
Guess How Much I Love you, the Runaway Bunny and But Not the Hippopotamus were well loved by our kids when they were young.Published 2 months ago by M. Underwood
Poor mummy...her baby wants to excape but he will not let him go. I might do the same thing to my son..lolPublished 3 months ago by Coleen Robinson
The Runaway Bunny has some important messages which I found compelling and displayed really well. There are morals to be captured and in some ways it tells the story of how a... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Arthur Wang
Very cute children's book with a great message of eternal love and companionship. It was used as a gift for a child's baptism.Published on Feb. 17 2012 by GinaC
We were given this book as a gift when our son was born. I absolutely hate it. In short, this is a story of a psycho-stalker-mom who won't let her child have one ounce of freedom. Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2009 by Avid Reader
Ever thought of running away? Or, have you ever been really angry at your mother? Well, I have just the cure for that, this book. Read morePublished on Dec 18 2003
This is another "classic" that is disturbing. This is a tale of a small bunny who says he is going to run away from home. His mother tells him she will pursue him. Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2003 by Joshua Koppel
My grandfather used to read this book to me. Now I am thrilled to share it with my little boy. It is a great story with a timeless message -- mommy is always there. Read morePublished on Aug. 30 2003 by Lucy
If I am going to be the main story-teller in the family, I am going to read the books I thoroughly enjoy as I am sure I'll be re-reading them over and over. Read morePublished on July 25 2003 by rebelmomof2