What a wonderful world / based on the song by Bob Thiele & George David Weiss ; illustrated by Tim Hopgood.
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- ISBN: 9781627792547
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
"First published in hardcover in 2014 by Oxford University Press."
Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.
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|Subject:||Children's songs, English > United States > Texts.
Nature > Songs and music.
Children's songs > Texts > Juvenile literature.
Songs > Texts.
JUVENILE FICTION / Performing Arts / Music.
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.
Bob Thiele (1922-1996) was a record producer and jazz radio host who worked with legendary artists such as Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, and B.B. King. His most successful song was Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World."
George David Weiss (1921-2010) was a highly prolific songwriter and arranger He wrote or rewrote lyrics to such classic songs as "Lullaby of Birdland" (Ella Fitzgerald), "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Elvis Presley), and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (The Tokens). In 1984, Weiss was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.