Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons by Julie Andrews
Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year

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A vast array of poems old and new joyously celebrates each special day of the year, telling of New Year's resolutions, Valentine's Day love, Easter parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and more. From the cold of winter to the new hope of spring, the brisk fall to the steamy summer, Caldecott Honor illustrator Marjorie Priceman's vibrant watercolor paintings ring in every month of the year, bringing each season to joyful life. Featuring verse from favorites like Walt Whitman, Jack Prelutsky, and Langston Hughes and poetic lyrics from the likes of Cole Porter and Oscar Hammerstein, plus heartfelt introductions by Julie Andrews describing favorite family holiday moments, this is the perfect collection for families to share together.
 

About Julie Andrews

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Julie Andrews is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment, best known for her performances in Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and The Princess Diaries. Julie is the author of many beloved children's books, including Mandy and The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, as well as a bestselling memoir, Home. Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, educator and theater arts professional. With her mother, Julie Andrews, Emma is the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, the I Can Read! DUMPY easy readers series, and Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, an anthology for families to treasure and share.Marjorie Priceman is the illustrator and/or author of more than 30 books for children. She was awarded Caldecott Honors for Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! and Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride. Marjorie lives in Lewisberg, PA.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 192 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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This mother-and-daughter team has created an amusing spoof of the New York theater world through the device of a parallel theatrical community of mice existing in the basement under a famous old Broadway venue.

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Andrews and Hamilton ferret out both age-old favorites marking religious and public holidays as well as timeless works simply capturing a change of season, like Sara Teasdale’s tense “April.” The recurrent themes of cultural awareness and inclusivity especially come across in Andrews’ own poems, ...

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Andrews and Hamilton follow Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies (2009) with a diverse compilation of poems and songs (including some of Andrews and Hamilton’s own) from more than 75 writers, organized by month.

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City Book Review

We read the Halloween poems and the poems about Christmas too.

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Arts Sarasota

A collection of poetry read by one of the best-known actresses in the world and her daughter makes for a relaxing listening experience.

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