Daddy's Little Girl

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HarperCollins, Apr 13, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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You're the end of the rainbow, my pot of gold,
You're daddy's little girl, to have and to hold . . .

The song "Daddy's Little Girl" has been a favorite of fathers and daughters -- and mothers, too -- for more than fifty years. In this first ever picture-book version, an adoring rabbit daddy and his little bunny bring the moving lyrics to life as they share special moments that demonstrate the special bond reserved for daddies and their little girls. The full lyrics and music are included for the whole family to enjoy together.

"Daddy's Little Girl" was written by Bobby Burke and Horace Gerlach in 1949. It was an instant hit, and has gone on to become a staple of wedding reception playlists for the dance shared by a bride and her father. This and a companion song, "Daddy's Little Boy," written by Billy Collins in 1950, have been recorded by many artists, notably by the Mills Brothers, and are considered American standards.

  

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“Daddy’s Little Girl,” was written by Bobby Burke and Horace Gerlach in 1949. It was an instant hit, and has gone on to become a staple of wedding reception play lists, for when the bride dances with her father. This and a companion song, “Daddy’s Little Boy” written by Billy Collins in 1950, have been recorded by many artists, notably by the Mills Brothers, and are considered American standards.

“Daddy’s Little Girl,” was written by Bobby Burke and Horace Gerlach in 1949. It was an instant hit, and has gone on to become a staple of wedding reception play lists, for when the bride dances with her father. This and a companion song, “Daddy’s Little Boy” written by Billy Collins in 1950, have been recorded by many artists, notably by the Mills Brothers, and are considered American standards.

Maggie Kneen, the illustrator of Daddy's Little Boy by Billy Collins, Daddy's Little Girl by Bobby Burke, Babe by Dick King-Smith, and other picture books, lives in Cheshire, England.

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