Books by Emma Walton Hamilton

THE VERY FAIRY PRINCESS SPARKLES IN THE SNOW by Julie Andrews
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Readers will cheer this princess's gumption and almost unfailing optimism as she navigates disappointment and a momentary case of stage fright. Kids are sure to applaud this encore performance. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Geraldine returns in her fifth adventure with as much "sparkle" as ever. She is preparing to sing at the Winter Wonderland Festival and hopes she will be the star of the concert. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Three cheers for this princess whose magic comes from her confidence and determination rather than gauzy wings or shiny baubles. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Gerry, full of her characteristic pluck and sparkle, returns in this fourth installment of the best-selling Very Fairy Princess series. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Opening oversight aside, a thoughtful and visually arresting trove of seasonal verse. (Poetry. 6 & up)"
From this well-known mother-and-daughter anthologist duo (Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, 2009, etc.) comes another rich compendium of occasional poems loosely chronicling the months and holidays. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2011

"Captivating artwork aside, the authors make this princess fare more palatable than most by emphasizing that Gerry's claim to princesshood is her sparkle, which turns out to be more about her self-confidence and self-expression than a frothy dress or gleaming tiara. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The mother-daughter team offers a follow-up to the popular The Very Fairy Princess (2010). Read full book review >
THE VERY FAIRY PRINCESS by Julie Andrews
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 18, 2010

"Fellow princess-obsessed readers will easily recognize a kindred spirit; those whose thinking is more in line with Gerry's brother Stewart will see the pink sparkles on the cover and stay away. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The well-known actress/author and her daughter collaborate to create an eminently practical yet ebullient heroine. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"A glossary of theatrical terms is included. (Illustrations not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
This mother-and-daughter team has created an amusing spoof of the New York theater world through the device of a parallel theatrical community of mice existing in the basement under a famous old Broadway venue. Read full book review >
SIMEON’S GIFT by Julie Andrews Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"The story rather bobbles and clunks along, though, with the weight of too many words and perhaps not a clear enough melody. (CD of Andrews reading) (Picture book. 6-9)"
In a time of "castles and monasteries," a poor young man named Simeon plays his lute for all and loves a noblewoman, Sorrel. Read full book review >