Sunny Day: A Celebration of the Sesame Street Theme Song (Board book)
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Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic Sesame Street theme song with stunning original art in this one-of-a-kind book!
This gorgeous interpretation of "Sunny Day," the iconic Sesame Street theme song, will delight toddlers and parents alike! Created to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Sesame Street, beloved picture-book artists created individual works of art for a different line from the song. The range of their pieces demonstrates that Sesame Street can truly be found anywhere. The award-winning and bestselling roster of illustrators includes Tom Lichtenheld, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Leo Espinosa, and Dan Santat, among others. The result is a stunning tribute to Sesame Street and to the generations of children who have loved the show. Anyone who opens this beautiful book will be inspired to imagine their own perfect sunny day.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, aims to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder through its many unique domestic and international initiatives. These projects cover a wide array of topics for families around the world.
About the Author
Joe Raposo (1937–1989) began playing piano as a child, and later studied piano with the great Nadia Boulanger in Paris. A serendipitous meeting with Jim Henson in the 1960s led Raposo to join the team behind the creation of Sesame Street, for which he served as musical director for several years. He wrote more than two thousand songs for Sesame Street, earning three Emmys for his work on the show.
The following illustrators contributed art to this book:
Emily Winfield Martin
“A heartwarming tribute to a familiar, friendly tune…. It's impossible not to hum along and be transported.” —Kirkus Reviews