Cover image for The diggers / by Margaret Wise Brown ; illustrated by Antoine Corbineau.
Title:
The diggers / by Margaret Wise Brown ; illustrated by Antoine Corbineau.
ISBN:
9781684127429
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Silver Dolphin Books, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Abstract:
Verses describe the holes that a mole, dog, worm, and rabbit dig, but none can compare with the work of a man and his steam shovel.
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Summary

Summary

Fun and playful story by Margaret Wise Brown, best-selling author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny .

Dig, dig, dig! Join the animals and machines as they dig an incredible journey of discovery underground in this imaginative story from best-selling children's author Margaret Wise Brown. This amazing adventure is brought to life by French illustrator Antoine Corbineau, using a patchwork of texture and color in his vibrant illustrations to bring the fun and energetic world of the diggers to life.


Author Notes

Margaret Wise Brown was born on May 10, 1910 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Brown, a Vice President at American Manufacturing Company and Maud Brown, a housewife. She attended school in Lausanne, Switzerland for three years, before attending Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts for two years. In 1928, she began taking classes at Hollis College in Virginia.

In 1935, Brown began working at the Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers. Two years later, her writing career took off with the publication of "When the Wind Blows." Over the course of fourteen years, Brown wrote over one hundred picture books for children. Some of her best known titles include Goodnight Moon, Big Red Barn and Runaway Bunny.

Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France.

(Bowker Author Biography)