Tag: Garth Williams

  • Mister Dog by Margaret Wise Brown and Garth Williams Analysis

    Mr Dog cover

    Mister Dog, written by Margaret Wise Brown, was first published by Little Golden Books in 1952. This was the last book published in Wise Brown’s lifetime before she died age 42. Garth Brown illustrated the text in his distinctive Garth Brown style. The story is about a dog with the stand-out gag that he ‘belongs […]

  • The Chicken Book by Garth Williams Analysis

    The Chicken Book cover

    This month I’m blogging a series aimed at teaching kids how to structure a story. This seven-step structure works for all forms of narrative. It works for picture books, songs, commercials, films and novels. Today I take a close look at a story so simple you’d wonder how it could include all seven steps. Yet it […]