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Margaret Wise Brown

May 23, 1910 - November 13, 1952

Margaret Wise Brown was born in Brooklyn, NY. While working as a teacher at the Bank Street Experimental School, she started writing books for children. Margaret was a prolific writer, over a 100 of her stories were published as picture books during her lifetime. Posthumously several stories were at publishers ready for publication. During her life time she also wrote articles about writing for children, adapted classics, ghost wrote stories and many of her stories appear in anthologies. In recent years many of Margaret's works have been reprinted, many were previously published as stories in collections and anthologies, some are from unfinished works. On November 13, 1952 at the age of 42 she died from an embolism, following a operation while on vacation in France.

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September 27, 2020 Edited by Clean Up Bot add ISNI
September 20, 2019 Edited by Bev Dittberner updated bio
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