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The Secret Song

The Secret Song by Margaret Wise Brown

Who saw the petals
drop from the rose?
I, said the spider,
but nobody knows.

Who saw the sunset… 58 more words


December 25 - Christmas

About the Holiday

Christmas is anticipated all year round for the joy of giving, the fun of receiving, and the message of hope the holiday gives. 612 more words

Picture Books

1940s: Crispin’s Crispian, the Terrier of Cobble Court in NYC’s Lenox Hill, Part III

In this final chapter of Crispin’s Crispian, I’ll tell the fascinating story of what happened to the old New York City farmhouse on York Avenue in Lenox Hill where his famous pet mom, Margaret Wise Brown, wrote her final children’s book, Mister Dog: … 1,020 more words

Old New York

1940s: Crispin's Crispian, the Terrier of Cobble Court in NYC's Lenox Hill, Part II

“Crispin’s Crispian lived in a two-story doghouse in a garden…”

The charming story of Crispin’s Crispian — and the old New York farmhouse where his famous pet mom wrote her final children’s book — takes place on what was once known as the Louvre Farm. 988 more words

Old New York

1940s: Crispin’s Crispian, the Terrier of Cobble Court in NYC's Lenox Hill, Part I

In February 1966, the demolition of several old apartment buildings and a church on York Avenue between East 71st Street and East 72nd Street revealed a very tiny frame house — believed to be an 18th-century farmhouse — that had been hidden from public view for about 75 years. 1,558 more words

New York History

Goodnight moon. Hello nightmare. A short film.

Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon is one of the best-selling picture books of all time. More than 11 million copies have sold since it was published in 1947. 363 more words

Children's Books

Goodbye Home

I’m beyond excited for our UK Adventure to begin tomorrow.  But . . . as much as I love to travel, I also don’t like to be away from home for very long.   345 more words