Julie Andrews to Publish Memoir and Children's Books
Posted on June 15, 1999Hyperion and Hyperion Books for Children have announced a publishing deal with actress, singer, and author Julie Andrews. Hyperion will publish Ms. Andrews's as-yet-untitled memoir, tentatively scheduled for Spring 2001. Hyperion Books for Children will publish Little Bo in Fall 1999. Little Bo will be a continuing series with a second book planned for Fall 2001. Future publishing projects include a picture book series with her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton and Emma's father Tony Walton.
Of the acquisition, Robert S. Miller, senior vice president and managing director, Hyperion, said: "Julie Andrews is one of the most beloved members of the extended Disney family. We couldn't be more thrilled to be working with her on her memoir."
"It has been a great pleasure working on my children's book as well as my memoir with The Walt Disney Publishing teams. I do hope that the books will be worthy of the Disney tradition of quality and creativity," Andrews said.