October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009
Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection. Brought to life with James McMullan's stunning watercolor paintings, this volume features nearly 150 treasured works, including beloved classics and modern favorites from Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more - twenty-one of which are theatrically and playfully read aloud by Andrews and Hamilton on the accompanying CD
Andrews introduces each of the nine themed sections with intimate stories and family memories, offering readers a glimpse into her world and her personal connection to many of the selections. There are even a number of special poems written by the authors themselves as well as contributions from close family members.
This deluxe anthology is bound to inspire an early love of poetry and song and become a classic for families to grow with and treasure throughout the years.
This wonderful collaboration between Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton is a collection of their favorite poems and songs for children. Including such classic and diverse authors as A.A. Milne, Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickinson, over 100 pieces are anthologized. Accompanied by glorious watercolor illustrations and a CD of poems read with style by Andrews and Hamilton.
Genre: Poetry, Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Poetry / General
- Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Poetry
- Subgenre: Poetry / General
- Age: 9-12 years
- Publisher: Little, Brown & Co
- Pages: 192
- Language: English
- Release Date: October 6, 2009
- Author: Emma Walton Hamilton , Julie Andrews
- Illustrator: James McMullan
- Online Item #: 11673297
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-9686
- ISBN: 9780316040495
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported