Synopses & Reviews
This wonderful collection of 70 popular hymns and carols provides suitable accompaniment for weddings, christenings, funerals, and other religious events. Here are such favorites as and#8220;The Holly and The Ivy,and#8221; and#8220;Jerusalem,and#8221; and#8220;All Things Bright and Beautiful,and#8221; and other timeless gems. Many of the words come from an assortment of England's greatest poets, including William Blake, William Wordsworth, and Christina Rossetti. Introduced by John Betjeman, England's beloved Poet Laureate, this must-have collection is sure to enhance any special day.and#160;
Special occasions deserve special words—phrases more eloquent than we ourselves could compose. This lavishly illustrated collection includes some of the best readings ever created to mark births and birthdays, engagements and weddings, retirements and deaths. Arranged by theme, it includes writers ranging from Shakespeare and Wordsworth to Whitman, Angelou, and Dr. Seuss, as well as Apache prayers and Irish blessings.
About the Author
Jane McMorland Hunter has written several books, including Ode to London (Batsford) as well as three titles in the bestselling Teach Yourself series (Teach Yourself Books). Her The Tiny Garden (Frances Lincoln) and For the Love of an Orchard (Pavilion) have both received widespread favorable reviews. She lives in London.