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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.

    • Margaret Wise Brown,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon ()
  • 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.

    • Margaret Wise Brown,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon ()
  • We speak naturally but spend all our lives trying to write naturally.

    • Margaret Wise Brown,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon ()
  • 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,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon ()

Margaret Wise Brown, U.S. children's writer, Newbery winner

(1910 - 1952)