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Margaret Wise Brown
“Goodnight stars / Goodnight air / Goodnight noises everywhere.”
“... there seem to be times of reception and times of creation and it is perhaps difficult not to confuse the two.”
“There is a loving way with words and an unloving way. And it is only with the loving way that the simplicity of language becomes beautiful.”
“We speak naturally but spend all our lives trying to write naturally.”
“A child's own story is a dream, but a good story is a dream that is true for more than one child.”
Margaret Wise Brown, U.S. children's writer, Newbery winner
(1910 - 1952)