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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

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 more than 50 years ago, this much-requested title is now available as a Little Golden Book Classic, with... 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... Read More
 





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

A Golden classic about a bunny—and a little duck that is about to hatch!

Once there was a little bunny. He was all alone. One day he found an egg. He could hear something moving inside the egg. What was it? 

The tale of a bunny's discovery of a mysterious egg--a Big Golden... 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 finally availabe as a board book!

The Golden Egg Book is now a board book for the very first time! This classic story follows a little bunny as it finds a blue egg and begins to wonder about... Read More
 





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

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

A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is perfectly complemented by Garth Williams's exquisite artwork-and is now back in print as a Little Golden Book Classic... Read More
 





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

ollow 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 furry, lovable bunny on his springtime journey to find a home. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is brought... Read More
 





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

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 furry, lovable bunny on his springtime journey to find a home. A family favorite since 1956, Margaret Wise Brown's simple yet playful tale is perfectly... 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 icon Margaret Wise Brown – writer 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... Read More
 





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

Children’s book icon Margaret Wise Brown – writer 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

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 into the deep blue ocean—but his ship gets wrecked! Oh no! But Scuppers won’t let that... 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 infectious 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
 





Two Little Gardeners
Written by Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Thacher Hurd
Illustrated by Gertrude Elliott
Hardcover

Children will enjoy this story of a young brother and sister who plant seeds that will result, after much hard work and patience, in a bountiful garden! It teaches that good things come to those who wait, and features a little song at the end of the book: “What We Plant... Read More
 





Una casa para un conejito
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, in honor of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Books!

Margaret Wise Brown's sweet, poetic tale about a little bunny-and why he has to whisper-is taken from the classic Golden Book The Golden Sleepy Book. Newly illustrated in dreamy, seasonal pastels, this... 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, in honor of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Books!

Margaret Wise Brown's sweet, poetic tale about a little bunny-and why he has to whisper-is taken from the classic Golden Book The Golden Sleepy Book. Newly illustrated in dreamy, seasonal pastels, this... Read More
 

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