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Margaret Wise Brown, May 10, 1910 - November 13, 1952 Margaret Wise Brown was born on May 10, 1910 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Brown, a Vice President at American Manufacturing Company and Maud Brown, a housewife. She attended school in Lausanne, Switzerland for three years, before attending Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts for two years. In 1928, she began taking classes at Hollis College in Virginia. In 1935, Brown began working at the Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers. Two years later, her writing career took off with the publication of "When the Wind Blows." Over the course of fourteen years, Brown wrote over one hundred picture books for children. Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France.
Eloise Wilkin (1904-1987) illustrated dozens of classic Golden Books in her long career. Famous for her instantly recognizable style, she provided the art for such books as" Baby Dear, We Help Momm"y, and the original Little Golden Book versions of "Prayers for Children" and "My Little Golden Book About God,"
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Garth Williams began his work on the pictures for the Little House books by meeting Laura Ingalls Wilder at her home in Missouri, and then he traveled to the sites of all the little houses. His charming art caused Laura to remark that she and her family "live again in these illustrations.
|Title||Sailor Dog Favorite|
Golden big book
A golden book
Little golden books
|Authors||Margaret Wise Brown, Golden Books, Garth Williams|
|Illustrated by||Garth Williams|
|Publisher||Golden Press, 1988|
Children's stories, American
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Dogs
Picture books for children
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