Author & Illustrator

Margaret Wise Brown

Biography

Margaret Wise Brown is one of the most popular children’s authors of all time; her classic Goodnight Moon (HarperFestival), illustrated by Clement Hurd, has sold more than 24 million copies, and her books—including Big Red Barn (Harper Festival), The Runaway Bunny (HarperCollins), and The Golden Egg Book (Simon & Schuster)—have been in print for over 50 years. Several generations have grown up with her timeless stories and her influence has been felt around the world. (Bio via Sterling Fall 2018 Catalog.)

Two Little Trains
Count to 10 with a Mouse
Goodnight Songs Treasury
Good Day, Good Night
A Long Time that I've Loved You
A Song For All Seasons

Most Popular Margaret Wise Brown Books

    Goodnight Moon
    Clement Hurd, Margaret Wise Brown
    Big Red Barn
    Margaret Wise Brown, Felicia Bond
    The Runaway Bunny Board Book
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd
    Home for a Bunny
    Margaret Wise Brown, Garth Williams
    A Home in the Barn
    Margaret Wise Brown, Jerry Pinkney
    The Runaway Bunny
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

Book Stats

30
Authored
3
Illustrated
20
Collaborators

All Margaret Wise Brown Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2020Two Little TrainsGreg Pizzoli40
2020Count to 10 with a MouseKirsten Richards28
2019Goodnight Songs Treasury64
2019Good Day, Good NightLoren Long34
2019A Long Time that I've Loved YouKaty Hudson32
2019A Song For All SeasonsCharlotte Cooke32
2019Be Brave, Little Tiger!Jean Claude32
2019Away in My Airplane32
2019Nursery Rhyme Search and FindLisa Sheehan32
2018A Celebration of the Seasons: Goodnight SongsMargaret Wise Brown26
2018A Home in the BarnJerry Pinkney32
2017Goodnight SongsMargaret Wise Brown26
2017Goodnight Moon (Padded Board Book)Clement Hurd34
2017The Runaway BunnyClement Hurd48
2016Sleepy ABCKaren Katz32
2016The Dead BirdChristian Robinson32
2015The Golden Egg BookLeonard Weisgard24
2013Around the World We GoChristine Tappin28
2012Home for a BunnyGarth Williams24
2007Goodnight MoonClement Hurd32
2005The Little Fir TreeJim LaMarche32
2005Little Fur Family Board BookGarth Williams32
2003The Little IslandLeonard Weisgard48
2001Two Little TrainsLeo DillonDiane Dillon32
1999The Important BookLeonard Weisgard24
1998The DiggersDaniel Kirk24
1998The Little Scarecrow BoyDavid Diaz40
1995Big Red BarnFelicia Bond32
1991The Runaway Bunny Board BookClement Hurd34
1977When the Wind BlewMargaret Wise Brown30

Collaborators

Clement Hurd
Felicia Bond
Garth Williams
Jerry Pinkney
Leonard Weisgard
Loren Long
Christian Robinson
Greg Pizzoli
Jim LaMarche
David Diaz
Kirsten Richards
Leo Dillon
Diane Dillon
Karen Katz
Jean Claude
Daniel Kirk
Katy Hudson
Charlotte Cooke
Christine Tappin
Lisa Sheehan