The Golden Egg Book

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Golden Press, Oct 4, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
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Margaret Wise Brown's enchanting story of a lonely little rabbit who "hatches" a friend comes charmingly to life, enhanced throughout by Weisgard's softly-colored illustrations.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

One of the best of the Big Golden Books — and tops in merchandise value, while at the same time the simple little story has very direct appeal, particularly for Easter seasonal sale, to any three-to ... Read full review

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I received this book as a gift to me for perfect attendance in my Kindergarten year of school which was June 1947. A long time ago. I noticed that the book was copy written in 1947 so I have sort of a ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

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.

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