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Margaret Wise Brown

May 23, 1910 - November 13, 1952

Margaret Wise Brown was born in Brooklyn, NY, and while working as a teacher at the Bank Street Experimental School where 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. She also wrote articles about writing for children, adapted classics, and many of her stories appear in anthologies. On November 13, 1952 at the age of 42 she died from an embolism, following a operation while on vacation in France. Posthumously over 100 stories have been published as picture books, many were previously published as stories in collections and anthologies, some are from unfinished works.

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June 15, 2016 Edited by Hemanth Kumar Edited without comment.
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