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Margaret Wise Brown (1910–1952), best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote countless children’s books inspired by her belief that the very young are fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling books are The Little Island, The Golden Egg Book, The Color Kittens, and The Sailor Dog.


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The Color Kittens
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen
Hardcover

A classic Little Golden Book by the author of Goodnight Moon

Once there were two color kittens with green eyes, Brush and Hush . . . So goes the rollicking tale of two pouncy kittens who make all the colors in the world. First published seventy years ago, this classic Little Golden... Read More
 





Doctor Squash the Doll Doctor
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by David Hitch
eBook

From the Golden Books archives comes a Margaret Wise Brown gem, with fresh new illustrations!

Mother, Mother, I am sick
Call for the Doctor quick quick quick!

When tiny toys of all kinds cry, Doctor Squash comes running! Always ready to mend and soothe, to pat and prescribe, Doctor Squash helps each doll... Read More
 





The Golden Egg Book
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
Board

This classic springtime tale from Margaret Wise Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon, is now availabe as a board book!

This classic story follows a little bunny as it finds a blue egg and begins to wonder about all the wonderful things that might be inside. With colorful illustrations from Caldecott... Read More
 





Home for a Bunny
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Board

Follow Margaret Wise Brown's furry, lovable bunny on his springtime journey to find a home in this Little Golden Book classic!

Generations of children have followed this adorable bunny in this classic story from the author of Goodnight Moon. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is... Read More
 





Home for a Bunny
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Hardcover

Follow Margaret Brown's furry, lovable bunny on his springtime journey to find a home in this Little Golden Book classic perfect for Easter!

Generations of children have followed this adorable bunny in this classic story from the author of Goodnight Moon. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet... Read More
 





I Like Bugs
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Trade Paperback

Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs. I like bugs!

It's time for YOU! Pick your favorite spot to read. This is going to be a great book! Read More
 





I Like Stars
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Joan Paley
Trade Paperback

I like stars. Blue stars. Far stars. Shooting stars. I like stars! Read More
 





I Like Stars
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Joan Paley
eBook

I like stars. Blue stars. Far stars. Shooting stars. I like stars! Read More
 





The Little Island
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
Hardcover

Children’s book legend Margaret Wise Brown—author of the cherished classic Goodnight Moon—and Caldecott Medal-winner Leonard Weisgard bring young readers an enduring picture book about the magic of nature.
 
Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal, this beautifully moving story centers around a little island in the midst of the wide ocean, and the curious kitten... Read More
 





The Little Island
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
Trade Paperback

Children’s book icon Margaret Wise Brown – author of the cherished classic Goodnight Moon – and Caldecott Medal-winner Leonard Weisgard bring young readers an enduring picture book about the magic of nature.
 
Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal, this beautifully moving story centers around a little island in the midst of the wide ocean, and the... Read More
 





Margaret Wise Brown's Manners
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Nicola Slater
eBook

From the author of Goodnight Moon: a never-before-published story!
 
There is a way to close your mouth when you chew
and a way not to close your mouth when you chew.
 
In this witty book by Margaret Wise Brown, adorable animal characters show how good manners can open up... Read More
 





Margaret Wise Brown's Manners
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Nicola Slater
Hardcover

From the author of Goodnight Moon: a never-before-published story!
 
There is a way to close your mouth when you chew
and a way not to close your mouth when you chew.
 
In this witty book by Margaret Wise Brown, adorable animal characters show how good manners can open up... Read More
 





Mister Dog
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Hardcover

Once upon a time there was a funny dog named Crispin’s Crispian. He was named Crispin’s Crispian because he belonged to himself.So begins the story of a dog who runs bang into a little boy, who also belongs to himself. This quirky, breathtakingly illustrated story is one of Margaret Wise Brown’s... Read More
 





The Sailor Dog
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Hardcover

A classic Little Golden Book by Goodnight Moon author Margaret Wise Brown and beloved illustrator Garth Williams. 

Scuppers the Dog wants to be a sailor. He was born at sea and he wants nothing more than to return to water. Finally, after a long time, Scuppers gets the chance to go out... Read More
 





Seven Little Postmen
Written by Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Thatcher Hurd
Illustrated by Tibor Gergely
Hardcover

This lively poem by Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon, and Edith Thacher Hurd tells the tale of one little boy’s letter. What happens after he drops it into the mailbox? How does it get to his grandma’s house? Children will enjoy this classic Little Golden Book about the seven... Read More
 





The Train to Timbuctoo
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Art Seiden
eBook

Back in print for a new generation, a rollicking, rhyming train tale from the author of Goodnight Moon!

From Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo, from Timbuctoo and back!

This beloved story from 1951, about a big train and a little train that have just left Kalamazoo, has captured the imaginations of generations of children. Out... Read More
 





The Train to Timbuctoo
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Art Seiden
Hardcover

Back in print for a new generation, a rollicking, rhyming train tale from the author of Goodnight Moon!

From Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo, from Timbuctoo and back!

This beloved story from 1951, about a big train and a little train that have just left Kalamazoo, has captured the imaginations of generations of children. Out... Read More
 





Una casa para un conejito (Home for a Bunny Spanish Edition)
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
Hardcover

Por primera vez una edición en español de Home for a Bunny, un clásico Little Golden Book.
 
Una casa para un conejito, la edición en español de Home for a Bunny—la entrañable historia de un conejito en busca de un hogar—brinda la oportunidad a más de 37 millones de hispanohablantes... Read More
 





Una casa para un conejito
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Garth Williams
eBook

Por primera vez una edición en español de Home for a Bunny, un clásico Little Golden Book.
 
Una casa para un conejito, la edición en español de Home for a Bunny—la entrañable historia de un conejito en busca de un hogar—brinda la oportunidad a más de 37 millones de hispanohablantes... Read More
 





Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Annie Won
Hardcover

A bunny-rific bedtime story from the author of Goodnight Moon!

Margaret Wise Brown's sweet, poetic tale about a little bunny and why he has to whisper was origininally published in the classic Golden Book The Golden Sleepy Book. Now newly illustrated in dreamy, seasonal pastels, this story is being reissued to delight... Read More
 





Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Annie Won
eBook

A bunny-rific bedtime story from the author of Goodnight Moon!

Margaret Wise Brown's sweet, poetic tale about a little bunny and why he has to whisper was origininally published in the classic Golden Book The Golden Sleepy Book. Now newly illustrated in dreamy, seasonal pastels, this story is being reissued to delight... Read More
 





Preschool Reading Readiness Boxed Set
Written by Harriet Ziefert, Mallory Loehr, Margaret Wise Brown, Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Jane Kohuth
Boxed Set

Help your preschooler learn to read with 5 books from the #1 early reader line, Step into Reading! Remember, a lifetime love of reading starts with a single Step!

Your child is taking the first steps on an exciting journey! This boxed set is perfect for sharing at home or in the... Read More
 

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