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The Important Books: Children's Picture Books as Art and Literature

  title={The Important Books: Children's Picture Books as Art and Literature},
  author={Joseph Stanton},
Part 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 1. Introduction Chapter 3 2. "Goodnight Nobody": Comfort and the Vast Dark in the Picture-Poems of Margaret Wise Brown and Her Collaborators Chapter 4 3. Straight Man and Clown in the Picture Books of Arnold Lobel Chapter 5 4. The Cycle of the Seasons in Hall and Cooney's Ox-Cart Man Chapter 6 5. The New York City Picture Books of Maurice Sendak Chapter 7 6. Dashing Heroes and Eccentric Families in William Joyce's Picture Sagas of Our Common Culture Chapter 8 7… 
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This Is Not About Picture Books: From "Here and Now" to Surrealism in Margaret Wise Brown's Little Fur Family and The Important Book

This essay examines the surreal qualities present in two classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown: Little Fur Family (1946), illustrated by Garth Williams, and The Important Book (1949),