Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons

Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year
(Book - 2012)
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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.
Title: Julie Andrews' treasury for all seasons
poems and songs to celebrate the year
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 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.
Summary: 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.
Local Note: 6 29 35 53 56 57 60 80 109 112 113 118 133 182 211 216 242 245 250
Alternate Title: Treasury for all seasons
ISBN: 9780316040518
Statement of Responsibility: selected by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton ; paintings by Marjorie Priceman
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Children's poetry. Seasons Juvenile poetry. Holidays Juvenile poetry. Poetry.
Topical Term: Children's poetry.
LCCN: 2011053202
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