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Moon River

Written by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini & illustrated by Tim Hopgood
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Two drifters, off to see the world / There’s such a lot of world to see We’re after the same rainbow’s end, waiting, round the bend / My Huckleberry Friend, Moon River, and me

Follow a girl (accompanied by her teddy bear—“two drifters”) as she dreams about the wide and wonderful world. Cozy scenes of pajamas and bedtime make this a perfect story to share at the end of the night.

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Who Wrote Moon River

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Johnny Mercer

<p><b>Johnny Mercer</b> (1909-1976) was the Academy Award-winning songwriter and lyricist of “Moon River” (music by Henry Mancini, from the film <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i>), “Days of Wine and Roses” (music by Mancini, from the film of the same name), and many more. </p><p>Mercer also worked as a lyricist with such composers as Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, and Duke Ellington, among others. After his death, his widow gave some of his unfinished lyrics to Barry Manilow to create complete songs.</p>

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Henry Mancini

<b>Henry Mancini</b> (1924-1994) was a multiple Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning composer, known best for his film and television scores including “The Pink Panther,” “Moon River” (with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, from <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i>), and “Peter Gunn.” He also received a Golden Globe and a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.

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Who Illustrated Moon River

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Tim Hopgood

Tim Hopgood is the illustrator of What a Wonderful World, Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Hooray for Hoppy!, Wow! Said the Owl, and many other popular picture books. He lives with his family in North Yorkshire, England.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781250159007
Publication Date:
October 16, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018936455
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1250159008

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