Julie Andrews is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment, best known for her performances in The Sound of Music
, Mary Poppins
, and more recently, The Princess Diaries
. Julie is the author of many beloved children's books, including Mandy
, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles
, The Very Fairy Princess
which hit #1 on the NYT best-seller list, and Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies
which debuted on the list at #3.
Emma Walton Hamilton is a bestselling children's book author, editor, arts educator, and theater professional. Together with her mother, Julie Andrews, she has coauthored sixteen books for young readers including the Dumpy the Dump Truck
series, Simeon's Gift
and The Great American Mousical
. Her most recent book, for parents, educators, and caregivers, is Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment
The authors invite you to visit them online at www.julieandrewscollection.com
Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books including The First Thing My Mama Told Me
by Susan Marie Swanson, for which she received a New York Times Book Review
Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award. She lives in Paris, France.