What a Wonderful World

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
Pages
28
Dimensions
6.5 X 6.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9781627792561
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About the Author

Tim Hopgood was six years old when he first heard Louis Armstrong's recording of What a Wonderful World. Years later his daughter found a recording of the song in a flea market and gave it to him as a present. As soon as he heard Louis Armstrong's gravelly voice sing the first few lines, he knew he wanted to capture the joy of the song in a picture book

Reviews

"Hopgood interprets this beloved ballad, written by Thiele and Weiss and made famous by Louis Armstrong. His colorful mixed-media collages present a hopeful world, filled with summery trees, sunny blue skies, and pastoral scenes from around the globe. . . . an upbeat story hour selection." --Booklist

"With a satisfying night-to-day-to-night cycle, the book not only reinforces the concepts of colors but also provides a sense of security of the way things are supposed to be in the world. The repeated refrain of 'Wow!' throughout the book will elicit a chorus among young listeners at storytime." --Booklist on Wow! Said the Owl

"Straightforward and flowing, this title makes a satisfying introduction to the colors of the day." --School Library Journal on Wow! Said the Owl

"This sweet, wonder-filled picture book will make a good addition to toddler storytime and a perfect bedtime read, too." --The Horn Book on Wow! Said the Owl

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