In the Great Green Room by Amy Gary audiobook

In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown

By Amy Gary
Read by Bernadette Dunne

Blackstone Publishing 9781250065360
7.20 Hours 1
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Children and parents everywhere love Goodnight Moon, but few know its author, Margaret Wise Brown. Quirky and wildly imaginative, she threw wild parties and lived extravagantly off of her royalties. In 1990 author Amy Gary discovered Margaret’s unpublished manuscripts. Since then, Gary has pored over these works and her book captures the spirit of Brown’s unrivaled talent.

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Summary

Summary

An Amazon Best Book of the Month for January 2017

A Library Journal Audio-in-Advance Pick for January 2017

A BookPage Top Pick for January 2017

Children and parents everywhere love Goodnight Moon, but few know its author, Margaret Wise Brown. Quirky and wildly imaginative, she threw wild parties and lived extravagantly off of her royalties. In 1990 author Amy Gary discovered Margaret’s unpublished manuscripts. Since then, Gary has pored over these works and her book captures the spirit of Brown’s unrivaled talent.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

In the Great Green Room animates for readers an extraordinary life devoted to satisfying every curiosity and deepening every meaning.” Tracy Daugherty, New York Times bestselling author
Thanks to Any Gary’s insightful biography…now I see a colorful, vibrant woman who had complicated love affairs, a unique ability to see the world through a child’s eyes, and who was constantly recreating life on her own terms.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“The unconventional life of Margaret Wise Brown…is portrayed with sympathy and novelistic detail in this page-turning biography.” BookPage
“Gary adds to the portrait we have of Brown with never-before-seen materials she uncovered in 1990, including manuscripts, diaries, and letters.” Publishers Weekly
“A true discovery….A lively portrait of a woman writer and editor who deserves to be widely known for her work.” Irene Gammel, author of Looking for Anne of Green Gables

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Author Bio: Amy Gary

Author Bio: Amy Gary

Amy Gary has cataloged, edited, and researched all of Margaret Wise Brown’s writings for the last twenty-five years. Amy’s work has been covered in Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, and the Wall Street Journal. She was formerly the director of publishing at Lucasfilm and headed the publishing department at Pixar Animation studios.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 7.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English