The Important Thing about Margaret Wise Brown by Mac Barnett and Sarah Jacoby is an unconventional picture book biography of the acclaimed children’s author. In 42 pages (one for each year of her life) Barnett details the important things of her short life, with watercolor illustrations by Sarah Jacoby. As you travel through Brown’s unorthodox life, you will discover what the most important thing is. This book is available from WNPL here.
Reviewed by Vicky