The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator: Sarah Jacoby
What is important about Margaret Wise Brown?
In 42 inspired pages, this biography by award-winning writer Mac Barnett vividly depicts one of the greatest children’s book creators who ever lived: Margaret Wise Brown, the author of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and The Little Fur Family. Illustrated with sumptuous art by rising star Sarah Jacoby, this is essential reading for book lovers of every age.
Sources. Full-color illustrations created with watercolor, pastels, and Photoshop.
JLG Release: Sep 2019
Awards & Honors
Kirkus Best Books - 2019
Publishers Weekly Best Books - 2019
SLJ Best Books - 2019
Bulletin Blue Ribbons - 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Publishers Weekly*, Booklist*, Kirkus Reviews*, School Library Journal*, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books*
11 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Level 4.2; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A
Balzer + Bray