Goodnight Moon‘s hypnotic rhythm stays with its readers from infancy long into adulthood. HarperCollins recently published The Important Thing about Margaret Wise Brown. It’s written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Sarah Jacoby, both of whom or on this podcast. It is a picture book that celebrates the late author’s legacy. Lindsay, the host, talks with them about why they love Goodnight Moon and how their research connected them to Margaret’s special world. They also talk about one of Margaret Wise Brown’s previously unpublished manuscripts, Good Day, Good Night, that was illustrated by renowned author/illustrator, Loren Long, and published in 2017. He talks about writing for kids, adapting Margaret’s work with admiration, and his unique experience as an artist with colorblindness.
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