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Julie Andrews' treasury for all seasons : poems and songs to celebrate the year

Author: Julie Andrews; Emma Walton Hamilton; Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of illustrated poems and songs for children, celebrating holidays and events throughout the calendar year, including verses Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Cole Porter, Oscar Hammerstein, and others, and featuring introductions by Julie Andrews, in which she describes memories of holiday and family moments.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Andrews; Emma Walton Hamilton; Marjorie Priceman
ISBN: 9780316040518 0316040517
OCLC Number: 773810800
Description: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The day is done / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The months / Sara Coleridge --
WINTER : January : New Year's Day / Rachel Field --
New Year's resolutions / Bruce Lansky --
Martin Luther King Day / Myra Cohn Livingston --
I dream a world / Langston Hughes --
The last word of a bluebird / Robert Frost --
Cardinal / Barbara Juster Esbensen --
The snowflake / Walter de la Mare --
White fields / James Stephens --
Kittens / Myra Cohn Livingston --
Skating / Herbert Asquith --
Happy winter, steamy tub / Karen Gundersheimer ; February : Ground Hog Day / Lilian Moore --
New Year's Day! / Kam Mak --
Chinese New Year / Anonymous --
To you / Karla Kuskin --
I made my dog a valentine / Jack Prelutsky --
A valentine / Julie Andrews --
Ode to us / Emma Walton Hamilton --
In fancy dress / Tony Walton --
George Washington's birthday: wondering / Bobbi Katz --
Abraham Lincoln / Mildred Meigs --
We cannot all be Washingtons and Lincolns / Anonymous --
SPRING : March : March / John Updike --
Morning has broken / Eleanor Farjeon --
When Irish eyes are smiling / lyrics by Chauncey Olcott, Geo. Graff Jr. ; music by Ernest R. Ball --
On St. Patrick's Day / Jenny Whitehead --
The Fourteenth Day of Adar / Barbara Juster Esbensen --
Spring / Karla Kuskin --
Now that Spring is here... / Barbara Juster Esbensen ; April : April Fool / Myra Cohn Livingston --
April / Sara Teasdale --
A little boy's rainy day / lyrics by Johnny Mercer; music by David Saxon --
Umbrellas / Barbara Juster Esbensen --
Passover / Myra Cohn Livingston --
The Easter Bunny / Rupert S. Holland --
The Easter Parade / William Jay Smith --
Song of Easter / Celia Thaxter --
Chief Seattle's lesson / Helen H. Moore --
What do we plant? / Henry Abbey --
Our tree / Marchette Chute --
A tree outside my window / lyrics and music by Oscar Hammerstein II, William Hammerstein II ; May : May / John Updike --
Bee, I'm expecting you! / Emily Dickinson --
The first dandelion / Walt Whitman --
Dancing paper / Pat Mora --
Breakfast in bed for Mother's Day! / Jenny Whitehead --
Mama, a rainbow / lyrics by Hal Hackady; music by Larry Grossman --
Memorial Day / Constance Andrea Keremes --
SUMMER : June : June / John Updike --
Skylark / Katrina Porteous --
Today / Billy Collins --
Flags / Julie Andrews --
Hang out the flag / James S. Tippett --
in daddy's arms / Folami Abiade --
For Father's Day / Rachel Field --
Experiment / lyrics and music by Cole Porter --
Remember / Joy Harjo --
Midsummer night / Rupert S. Holland ; July : To July / Anonymous --
Going down hill on a bicycle / Henry Charles Beeching --
Fireworks / James Reeves --
Four of July / Robert Newton Peck --
Natural history / E.B. White --
The frog chorus / Rupert S. Holland --
Equestrienne / Rachel Field --
Sand house / J. Patrick Lewis --
Reading: Summer / Myra Cohn Livingston ; August : A boy's summer / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
A boy and his dad / Edgar A. Guest --
Analysis of baseball / May Swenson --
Ramadan has begun / Jenny Whitehead --
I will go with my father a-ploughing / Joseph Campbell --
Nocturne for late summer / Barbara Juster Esbensen --
What shall I pack in the box marked "Summer"? / Bobbi Katz --
FALL : September : September / Helen Hunt Jackson --
First day of school / Barbara Juster Esbensen --
Good hot dogs / Sandra Cisneros --
Homework / Russell Hoban --
grandmother / Ray A. Young Bear --
Some things about grandpas / Alice Low --
Rosh ha-Shanah Eve / Harry Philip --
How to get through the memorial service / Richard J. Margolis ; October : Columbus / Ogden Nash --
To Autumn / John Keats --
Apple song / Frances Frost --
Autumn / Emily Dickinson --
The wind in a frolic / William Howitt --
Hallowe'en / Rupert S. Holland --
Skeletons / Valerie Worth --
Pumpkin / Valerie Worth ; November : November / John Updike --
Autumn fires / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The First Thanksgiving / Jack Prelutsky --
Thanksgiving / Ivy O. Eastwick --
Father, we thank Thee / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Rhapsody / William Stanley Braithwaite --
I ate too much / Jack Prelutsky --
Jack Frost / Helen Bayley Davis ; December lights : December : Light the festive candles / Aileen Fisher --
First night of Hanukkah / Ruth Roston --
Latke time / Michele Krueger --
A Sacred Place / Anonymous --
For Christmas / Rachel Field --
Christmas / Julie Andrews --
little tree / e.e. cummings --
Christmas goes to sea / Rachel Field --
A Christmas Carol / Christina Rossetti --
How do you get to be Santa? / Emma Walton Hamilton --
The Holy Boy / lyrics by Herbert S. Brown; music by John Ireland --
Kid stuff / Frank Horne --
The waiting game / John Mole --
Kwanzaa days / Jenny Whitehead --
My people / Langston Hughes --
Sacred duty / Sami Bentil --
New Year's Eve / Myra Cohn Livingston --
Other Celebrations & Special Occasions : The Sabbath/Shabbat : Sabbath bells / John Clare --
Havdalah / Carol Adler --
Sunday morning breakfast time / lyrics and music by Cole Porter ; Birthdays : Happy birthday from your loving brother / Bruce Lansky --
Good-bye, six--Hello, seven / Judith Viorst --
Half birthday / Amy Krouse Rosenthal --
If we didn't have birthdays / Dr. Seuss ; New Babies : Étude réaliste / Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Brother / Mary Ann Hoberman --
Six weeks old / Christopher Morley --
Perambulator poem / David McCord ; Coming of Age/Rites of Passage : A quiet thing / lyrics and music by Fred Ebb, John Kander --
Sunrise, sunset / lyrics and music by Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Bock --
Nothing like the sun / Emma Walton Hamilton --
Death Is nothing at all / Henry Scott Holland --
If / Rudyard Kipling --
May the road rise to meet you / Anonymous --
Index : Holidays & celebrations & their corresponding poems.
Other Titles: Treasury for all seasons
Responsibility: selected by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton ; paintings by Marjorie Priceman.

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