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About the Author
Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child's experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children's literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.
"The original text is timeless, and the modern, cheerful illustrations will help resurrect this classic for a new generation of readers."--ALA Booklist
"Robinson thoughtfully pays homage to his predecessor while bringing something new to the telling...a lovely book befitting its lineage."--School Library Journal
"Robinson stays true to the intent of the original text and illustrations but elegantly improves upon it with cinematic storytelling."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Brown takes a direct approach to a difficult subject, suggesting how community rituals provide solace. Robinson concludes with a wide-angle view of growing trees and the children flying a kite, implying a return to carefree fun and putting a poignant distance between the tiny figures and readers."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)