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Julie Andrews Edwards

Julie Andrews Edwards

Julie Andrews Edwards is one of the most recognized figures inthe world of entertainment. She is perhaps best known for her performances in Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.

Ms. Edwards published her first two children's books with Ursula Nordstrom at Harper & Row in the 1970s: Mandy and The Last of the Really Great Wangdoodles. She is also the author of the Little Bo books illustrated by Henry Cole, and the Dumpy the Dump Truck series, coauthored with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, and illustrated by Tony Walton.

Recently Ms. Andrews launched The Julie Andrews Collection, her own imprint at HarperCollins Publishers. The collection includes new works by established and emerging authors, out-of-print gems worthy of resurrection, and books by Ms. Andrews herself.