The Friendly Book

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The Friendly Book

By Margaret Wise Brown; Margaret Wise Brown; Garth Williams (Illustrator)

Golden Books, Hardcover, 9780307929624, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2012


This whimsical collection of poems and stories by Margaret Wise Brown is back in print in its original format--the Little Golden Book. Garth Williams' artwork shines here, with the friendliest bunnies, dogs, and people ever.

About the Author
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 were fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling Golden titles are "Mister Dog," "The Color Kittens," "The Golden Egg Book," "Seven Little Postmen," "The Friendly Book," and "The Sailor Dog."

GARTH WILLIAMS (1912-1996) is known for his realistic yet highly expressive animal characters. His unique style has brought to life some of the best-loved children's books of the 20th century, including E. B. White's Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, and the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. He illustrated many timeless Golden Books, among them "Baby Farm Animals," "Mister Dog," "The Friendly Book," "The Sailor Dog," "The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies," and "The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse."