Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Julie Andrews: A Collection of Songs, Poems and Lullabies

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Julie Andrews Collection of Poems, Songs & Lullabies

Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies (Hardcover)
by Julie Andrews (Author), Emma Walton Hamilton (Author), James McMullan (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 4-8

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.

Check out the new Julie Andrews Community and Share A Memory of a favorite reading experience with a child.  Little Brown Books for Young Readers will donate a book for each story shared to the Reach Out and Read of Greater New York.

There are also downloads of nursery posters and notecards featuring some of the art and poems from Julie Andrews Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies.

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