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Clement Hurd

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    Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was born in Pittsburgh to a prosperous German-Jewish family. She was educated in France and the United States, worked under the pioneering psychologist William James, and later studied medicine. With her brother Leo she was an important patron of the arts, acquiring works by many contemporary artists, most famously Picasso, while her home became a popular meeting place for writers and painters from Matisse to Hemingway. Her books include Three Lives, Tender Buttons, and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

    Clement Hurd (1908-1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Leger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.

    Clement Hurd (1908-1988) se graduo de Yale University. Estudio pintura en Paris en los anos 1930 con Fernand Leger, entre otros. Alli fue donde desarrollo su estilo caracteristico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien tambien creo muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los ninos.

    Thacher Hurd is the award-winning author and illustrator of several children's books. He lives with his wife, Olivia, in Berkeley, California.

    Thacher Hurd es un autor e ilustrador que ha recibido varios premios por sus libros para ninos. Vive con su esposa, Olivia, en Berkeley, California.
    26th January 2017

    Goodnight Moon

    Chosen as one of BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost's Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns.This gentle bedtime story, which ha... More

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    1st August 2012

    Goodnight Moon

    This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedt... More

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    31st January 2013

    The Runaway Bunny

    A new title in the amazing Essential Picture Book Classics list from HarperCollins. This book is packed with beautiful... More

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    24th January 2017

    The Runaway Bunny: A 75th Anniversary Retrospective

    Celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Runaway Bunny , by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown and ill... More

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    23rd November 2001

    Goodnight, Moon

    This classic bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share with a... More

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    1st October 1977

    The Runaway Bunny

    The runaway bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Two generations of reade... More

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    7th September 2017

    Goodnight Moon 123 and Goodnight Moon ABC Gift Slipcase

    These soothing books introduce letters and numbers using familiar images from the beloved classic, Goodnight Moon ... More

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