The restless life of Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon. – Slate Magazine

It seems also that she could be annoying the way only an energetic 7-year-old could be: A friend asks her the time, and she says, “What time would you like it to be?” She had a group called the Bird Brain Society, in which the members could declare any day Christmas and the rest would come over and celebrate it. She was, in other words, one of those people whose magnetism owes something to the fact that the line between play and life was never entirely clear to her.

via The restless life of Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon. – Slate Magazine.

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