Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mandy (1989)

Mandy (1989)

by Julie Andrews Edwards Ten-year-old Mandy feels lost among the thirty children who live in the old stone orphange. She dreams of a home of her own, a place where she belongs. When Mandy climbs over the high orphanage wall to explore the outside, she is lucky enough to find a tiny deserted cottage hidden in the forest. With a few “borrowed” items, the cottage becomes a refuge. To guard... [Read more]

Simeon’s Gift

Simeon’s Gift

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton There once lived a humble musician named Simeon. Longing to be worthy of the beautiful Sorrel’s love, he sets off on a quest for knowledge. His journey brings many discoveries, but the vast tapestry of sounds and ideas he encounters becomes overwhelming . . . and, dispirited, Simeon turns for home. Alone in the grace of nature, he experiences... [Read more]

Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother & Child

Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother & Child

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton Thanks to you . . . a cloud becomes a castle for a king Thanks to you . . . I notice wonder in the smallest thing Children learn much about the world from their mothers. But what about the unexpected wisdom mothers gain while parenting? Julie Andrews Edwards and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton share their mutual discoveries and delight in the growth... [Read more]

The Great American Mousical

The Great American Mousical

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton Below the bright lights of Broadway, there sits a long-forgotten architect’s model of the great Sovereign Theater. In this secret space, a troupe of theater mice busily rehearse their own show, “Broadway Airs.” Suddenly, the Sovereign is threatened by demolition, and Adelaide, the leading lady mouse, disappears. Will the little theater... [Read more]

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles (25th Anniversary Edition)

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles (25th Anniversary Edition)

by Julie Andrews Edwards The Whangdoodle was once the wisest, the kindest, and the most extraordinary creature in the world. Then he disappeared and created a wonderful land for himself and all the other remarkable animals — the ten-legged Sidewinders, the little furry Flukes, the friendly Whiffle Bird, and the treacherous, “oily” Prock. It was an almost perfect place where the last... [Read more]

Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea

Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea

by Julie Andrews Edwards After being separated from her brothers and sisters, a very small cat named Bo falls in with a sailor and becomes a ship’s cat, having various adventures at sea. By Julie Andrews Edwards. Illustrated by Henry Cole.  Read More →

Little Bo in France: The Further Adventures of Bonnie Boadicea

Little Bo in France: The Further Adventures of Bonnie Boadicea

by Julie Andrews Edwards A little cat and her owner travel through France in search of work, finding great adventure and, finally, good fortune. –This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition. By Julie Andrews Edwards. Illustrated by Henry Cole.  Read More →

Dumpy the Dump Truck

Dumpy the Dump Truck

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton Even an old dump truck deserves a second chance. It’s a sunny morning on Merryhilll Farm and everyone has a job to do, including Bee-Bee the Backhoe and Trundle the Tractor. But one old truck is no longer working; Dumpy lies rusted and broken in the long grass. Charlie and his grandfather decide to fix him up in time to help with the building... [Read more]

Dumpy at School

Dumpy at School

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton Charlie, who is nervous about his first day of school, and Dumpy the Dumptruck, who is nervous about his first construction job, gradually adjust to their new settings after making new friends. In addition to those published in The Julie Andrews Collection, Julie Andrews Edwards and Emma Hamilton have published the following other titles in the Dumpy... [Read more]

Dumpy Saves Christmas

Dumpy Saves Christmas

by Julie Andrews Edwards & Emma Walton Hamilton It’s Christmas Eve on Merryhill Farm, and Charlie can’t fall asleep. There’s a loud crash on the roof – and who should appear but Santa and a broken-down sleigh. Now how will all of the children in the world receive their presents from Santa? Dumpy comes to the rescue, of course, as Santa and Charlie load up Dumpy’s dumper... [Read more]