Margaret Wise Brown
May 23, 1910 – November 13, 1952
Children’s Book Author and Poet
Many marvelous books, including the beloved classic “Goodnight Moon,” were written in this crooked clapboard house. Preservationists transported the cottage, previously located on East 71st Street, to its current magical spot at 121 Charles Street between Greenwich and Hudson Streets in 1967.
Narrated by Lannyl Stephens
Music: Eric Whitacre, “Sleep”
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