Big Red Barn Big Book by Margaret Wise BrownBig Red Barn Big Book by Margaret Wise Brown

Big Red Barn Big Book

byMargaret Wise Brown

Paperback | April 4, 1991

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Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps, has charmed generations of children. This big book edition (15 x 17 3/4") is perfect for sharing in classrooms.

As in her classic Goodnight Moon, Brown engages children and helps settle them down for sleep as they follow along with the animals from morning to night in the barnyard.

In the barnyard there are roosters and cows, horses and goats, and a pink piglet who is learning to squeal. Felicia Bond's atmospheric illustrations add to the tranquil simplicity of this gentle story.

Big Red Barn makes a lovely baby shower gift and is a wonderful addition to any preschooler's library.

About The Author

Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequ...

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Title:Big Red Barn Big BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 17.75 × 15 × 0.68 inPublished:April 4, 1991Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060207507

ISBN - 13:9780060207502

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many different animals that live in the big barn.

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“If you want more from Goodnight Moon author Margaret Wise Brown, Big Red Barn is the book for you! Sharing a similar rhythm to Goodnight Moon, Brown takes us on a tour of a barn. As the sun begins to set, the animals begin to go to sleep.”