Brilliant, bold, bisexual, boss: the author of ‘Goodnight Moon’ was before her time


Beloved children’s book author, bisexual, whirlwind romancer, mistress— did we mention beloved children’s book author?

A new book about Margaret Wise Brown, most commonly known for penning Goodnight Moon, has revealed some incredibly badass things about her personal life, including her sexuality, affairs and thoughts on kids. All of it is made more iconic when you consider she was born in 1910. 

In the Great Green Room by Amy Gary draws from Brown’s personal diaries and letters to paint a portrait of the woman behind the moon, and a colorful painting it is indeed.  Read more…

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