Synopses & Reviews
There was a little fur family
warm as toast
smaller than most
in little fur coats
and they lived in a warm wooden tree.
The Little Fur Family tells the story of a little fur child's day in the woods. The day ends when his big fur parents tuck him in bed "all soft and warm," and sing him to sleep with a lovely bedtime song.
Cuddle up to a classic with this timeless story! Garth William's soft illustrations join Margaret Wise Brown's rhythmic text to create a gentle lullaby. Bound in imitation fur, Little Fur Family is sure to comfort and delight.
This deluxe edition of Brown and Williams's classic tale from 1946 about a little fur family includes a jacket covered with soft fur, adding a perfect touch to a winter's tale. Full-color illustrations.
This 1946 classic tells the story of "a little fur family warm as toast, smaller than most, " who lived in "a warm wooden tree." Williams's softly lit illustrations enchant the eye and warm the heart, while Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic story will comfort and delight any child morning, noon, and night. The book's jacket is covered with a soft "fur," adding a perfect touch to a winter's tale!
About the Author
Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.