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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (93 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Emma Walton Hamilton, Julie Andrews Narrator: Emma Walton Hamilton, Julie Andrews Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN: 9781600247590
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Enjoy a deluxe treasury of family favorites selected by the bestselling mother-daughter team.

Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton share a diverse mix of their most beloved poems, songs, and lullabies in this timeless audio treasury. Brought to life with James McMullan’s stunning watercolor paintings, included in a bonus PDF, this anthology features nine themed sections and nearly one hundred poetry selections from a wide range of talent, including William Wordsworth, E. C. Wells, Emily Dickinson, and more, as well as some special poems written by Andrews and Hamilton themselves—read by the authors for all to enjoy. With personal stories and anecdotes from Andrews woven throughout, this rich collection is one that families will grow with and cherish throughout the years.

These women’s love for each other and the poetry is evident in their warm, heartfelt readings. It is easy to be swept up in the fun and beautiful scenes they create with their lovely voices. This audio anthology will be a timeless collector’s item and the perfect gift for children of any age.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Introducing children to poetry is the wish of nearly every parent, but in the age of video games and text messaging, not a wish easily achieved. Beloved actress Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton make that task easier with a carefully selected anthology of 150 poems, songs, and lullabies, chosen especially for children.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “The broad potpourri of voices…is bound to become a favorite.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “This is a warmly sentimental collection, leavened with humor and poignancy.”

    School Library Journal

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Noran Miss Pumkin | 10/13/2013

    " Julie, joins with her daughter, to create this charming book with audio disc included. It is a lovely addition to any little girl's library. The book is nicely done, and cover old favorites, and new material that will become future classics. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanna | 6/4/2013

    " Could you expect anything less than "practically perfect" from Julie Andrews? The kids enjoyed reading a few classic poems with me each night before bed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly | 4/14/2013

    " Looooove!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alison Zemanek | 3/12/2013

    " What a great book!! I love reading these poems to my boys, and I hope that someday they will read them to their own children! Check out "The Turkey Shot Out of the Oven" by Jack Pretlusky! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sheila | 1/9/2013

    " This was a beautiful book of collected poems edited by Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton. This book is beautfully illustrated and just the quality texture of the pages and the book itself make it a treasure. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 N_carlyl | 10/14/2012

    " I listened to the cd with Julie Andrews' reading some of the poems from the anthology. I wouldn't recommend it unless you were trying to put a baby to sleep because her voice is so soothing. Also an anthology "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erin | 10/8/2012

    " I Love Julie Andrews!! Awesome!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melanie Mcdaniel | 2/1/2012

    " Delightful collection of poems & song lyrics with beautiful watercolor illustrations. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 JennLynn | 12/24/2011

    " A lovely collection of classic poems, along with a few newer favourites and even a couple Julie Andrews, her daughter and father. Definitely a volume to reread and treasure. The accompanying CD is a nice treat too, although the selection of poems on it is very limited. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 12/12/2011

    " There are very few books that I actually want to BUY (why buy if you can get them at the library?), but I am saving up for this one. It is amazing. Poems span from Broadway songs to Blake. The illustrations are entertaining and each poem has a wonderful rhythmic pop that makes storytime so much fun. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Julie | 6/1/2011

    " I love this! It was recommended in our text. Such a great find! Love that it was written by a mother and daughter. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cherie | 11/21/2010

    " My baby boy received this book as a gift at the hospital. I read it aloud to him while rocking through fussiness and loved the wide variety of poems and illustrations. A beautiful collection. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 N_carlyl | 11/14/2010

    " I listened to the cd with Julie Andrews' reading some of the poems from the anthology. I wouldn't recommend it unless you were trying to put a baby to sleep because her voice is so soothing. Also an anthology "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sheila | 4/11/2010

    " This was a beautiful book of collected poems edited by Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton. This book is beautfully illustrated and just the quality texture of the pages and the book itself make it a treasure. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanna | 4/8/2010

    " Could you expect anything less than "practically perfect" from Julie Andrews? The kids enjoyed reading a few classic poems with me each night before bed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erin | 3/12/2010

    " I Love Julie Andrews!! Awesome!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alison | 2/24/2010

    " What a great book!! I love reading these poems to my boys, and I hope that someday they will read them to their own children! Check out "The Turkey Shot Out of the Oven" by Jack Pretlusky! "

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About the Author

Emma Walton Hamilton is an actress and an author of children’s books. She is the daughter of actress and singer Julie Andrews and set and costume designer Tony Walton. She has published over twenty-three books with her mother, including the New York Times bestseller The Very Fairy Princess and Dumpy the Dumptruck. In 2011, their Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.

About the Narrator
Julie Andrews Edwards 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, more recently, The Princess Diaries. Julie is the author of many beloved children's books, including Mandy and The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, and her recent bestselling memoir, Home. Visit the Julie Andrews Collection online at www.julieandrewscollection.com.

Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, educator and theater arts professional. She has co-authored and published 16 books for children and young adults, four of which were New York Times bestsellers. Emma is the coauthor of the I Can Read! DUMPY easy readers series with her mother, Julie, and illustrated by her father, Tony Walton.

Jim McMullan is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in a variety of books for adults and young readers. He is known for the various Broadway theater posters he created for Lincoln Center Theater. Jim received the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award in 2002 for the picture book I Stink!, and he has also award with the Society of Illustrator's prestigious Hamilton King Award.