Item description for My Favorite Things by Richard Rodgers, Renee Graef & Oscar Hammerstein II...
Overview An illustrated version of the popular song enumerating favorite things, from raindrops on roses to silver white winters melting into springs.
Publishers Description Raindrops on rosesand wkiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettlesand warm woolen mittens...
"My Favorite Things," Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved song from The Sound of Music, has captured the hearts of children young and old for generations. Its magical images -- cream-colored ponies and girls in white dresses -- paired with its lilting rhyme, never fail to delight.
Now acclaimed illustrator Renee Graef gives this classic song new meaning with heartwarming full-color illustrations Of a loving family and their life throughout the course of a year. Complete with the score of the song, My Favorite Things is both a wonderful book for families to share and a gorgeous keepsake to cherish.
Citations And Professional Reviews My Favorite Things by Richard Rodgers, Renee Graef & Oscar Hammerstein II has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2001 page 392
Booklist - 05/15/2001 page 1760
Ingram Children's Advance - 05/01/2001 page 41
Publishers Weekly - 07/09/2001 page 70
School Library Journal - 08/01/2001 page 172
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2001 page 392
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.52" Width: 9.25" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
ISBN 0060287101 ISBN13 9780060287108 UPC 046594015952
Availability 5 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 18, 2017 09:48.
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More About Richard Rodgers, Renee Graef & Oscar Hammerstein II
Richard Rodgers (composer 1902-1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (librettist/lyricist, 1895-1960) joined forces in 1943 to create the most successful partnership in American musical theater. Their first musical, "Oklahoma!, " was also the first of a new genre, the musical play, blending Rodgers' sophisticated style of musical comedy with Hammerstein's innovations in opera. "Oklahoma!" was followed by" Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, " and "The Sound of Music, " among others. Collectively the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals earned thirty-four Tony Awards, fifteen Academy Awards, two Pulitzer Prizes, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award.
Richard Rodgers was born in 1902 and died in 1979.
Reviews - What do customers think about My Favorite Things?
Beautiful illustrations for such a sweet song Dec 22, 2007
At 2 years old, my daughter has learned all the words to this song because of this book. She loves it! Her favorite page is "when the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I'm feeling sad". It captivates her attention for the whole song. It's a keeper!
Love IT! Nov 5, 2007
My 6 yr old daughter loves this book! Even with my terrible singing, she loves the song, the words and the wonderful illustrations.
Child's Favorite Book! Feb 6, 2007
This was my favorite song when I was a little girl so when I saw this book, I knew I had to have it! It has now become my 5 year old daughter's favorite book and she asks (or should I say demands) me to read it to her every night. She knows all the words and sings along as we look at the beautifully illustrated pictures. This book even has the sheet music at the back of the book! I highly recommend purchasing this item.
My favorite things Mar 15, 2006
I'm an infant/toddler childcare teacher. My Favorite Things, is a beautifully illustrated book. It captures the wonder and sweetness of one of the best songs in the move, "The Sound of Music". I sing this book to my little ones. It captures their attention better than reading it.
My girls & I all LOVE this book they are 2 & 4 and I am 38! Jul 7, 2003
Illustrations are like soft memories and evoke warm thoughts of childhood and this song. I believe this book works VERY well for young and older children. I love the sublty of imagery in clouds at end of book when children are staring up at sky imagining "favorite things". Both my two and 4 year old can sing this song now. Words and music are included in back to make this a BONUS for anyone musically inclined. A must have for anyone who likes the song!