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A is for Audra

Author: John Robert Allman and Peter Emmerich  

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From Audra McDonald to Liza with a "Z," this is a showstopping rhythmic alphabet book featuring your favorite leading ladies of the Broadway stage!

"An alphabetical celebration of the leading ladies of Broadway!"--
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Summary

From Audra McDonald to Liza with a "Z," this is a showstopping rhythmic alphabet book featuring your favorite leading ladies of the Broadway stage!

"An alphabetical celebration of the leading ladies of Broadway!"--

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Description

"It's an incredible honor to be included in this amazing book of the greatest talent the Broadway stage has ever known!"

  • Audra McDonald, six-time Tony Award-winning actress

Step into the spotlight and celebrate a cavalcade of Broadway's legendary leading ladies. Start with "A" for six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, then sing and dance your way through the alphabet with beloved entertainers like Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Lea Salonga, and Liza Minnelli!

With their signature voices and iconic roles, these talented women have created some of the greatest moments in musical theater history. Broadway fans and theater lovers everywhere will give a standing ovation to this one-of-a-kind tribute full of toe-tapping rhymes, with illustrations as bright and beautiful as the shining lights on any marquee.

THE RAVE REVIEWS ARE IN!

A wonderful, enriching, enlightening book for theater lovers of all ages . . . and all that jazz!"

  • Chita Rivera, two-time Tony Award-winning actress (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

"A to Z - awesome to zany - I'm thrilled to be a part of such an illustrious group."

  • Christine Ebersole, two-time Tony Award-winning actress (42nd Street, Grey Gardens)

"I'm so honored to be included among these fierce ladies - brought to life with such fun illustrations - in this wonderful book for little divas like my own!"

  • Lea Salonga, Tony Award-winning actress (Miss Saigon)

"A is for Audra turns the alphabet song into a show stopper! It is literally a love letter to Broadway's leading ladies, and I am so honored to be memorialized alongside all of my sisters!"

  • Renee Elise Goldsberry, Tony Award-winning actress (Hamilton)

"I'm honored to be included in this illustrious group. A to Z, they are all incredible!"

  • Kristin Chenoweth, Tony Award-winning actress (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown)

"What a fun and fabulous celebration of the females of Broadway! Imagine my joy just to be a part of it!"

  • Kelli O'Hara, Tony Award-winning actress (The King and I)
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Critic Reviews

“"Women of the Broadway theater take center stage in this loving homage. . . . A lively introduction to a whole new cast of heroines."-- Kirkus”

"Women of the Broadway theater take center stage in this loving homage. . . . A lively introduction to a whole new cast of heroines."--Kirkus "This is a book all kids (and many adults) will enjoy as they learn about and fall in love with the theatre."--Playbill.com

"A true necessity for any kid's bookshelf."--Entertainment Weekly

"A thorough, eye-catching introduction to women of the theater. . . . budding theater lovers will get a thrill."--Booklist

"Emmerich's flattering caricatures, paired with [Allman's] verse, are colorful and slick, bringing Broadway's drama to the page"--Publishers Weekly

"A sure hit for thespians of all ages."--School Library Journal

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About the Author

JOHN ROBERT ALLMAN lives in New York City, where is works in marketing for television and theater. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, New York University's Stern School of Business, and BMI's Musical Theatre Workshop. He saw his first Broadway show - Annie Get Your Gun, starring Bernadette Peters - when he was nine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @Johnny_Allman.

PETER EMMERICH is an acclaimed illustrator whose work spans publishing, commercial illustration, and animation. He has worked with DreamWorks and the Walt Disney Company, for which he illustrated the U.S. Postal Service's "Art of Disney" stamp series. Peter is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and lives in Los Angeles. He attended his first Broadway musical, Meet Me in St. Louis, while a student in high school. Visit him at emmerichillustration.com and follow him on Instagram at @peteremmerich.

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Product Details

Publisher
Random House USA Inc | Random House USA Children's Books
Published
12th November 2019
Pages
48
ISBN
9780525645405
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