Sunday, August 31, 2014
The Blessings Of Friendship: A Friendship Treasury Review
No area of her life has provided more artistic inspiration for Mary Engelbreit than her deep and abiding friendships. Over the years, Mary has shown an uncanny ability to capture the many facets of friendship - excitement, trust, compassion, forgiveness, and sheer joy among them. Now, in the tradition of her best-selling treasuries, Mary Engelbreit presents her fans with a true gift of her friendship: The Blessings of Friendship: A Friendship Treasury. Like the previous titles in this series, this book collects an amazing array of classic Mary Engelbreit images, along with new original works. The content is drawn from a wealth of classic and contemporary literature, songs, poems, personal letters, and more. Authors include Maeve Binchy, Annie Dillard, Anna Quindlen, Mark Twain, Cole Porter, and Rodgers and Hammerstein, to name only a few. All of this is wrapped up in a package that is nothing short of breathtaking - with a cloth cover, gilded edges, quality paper, and a ribbon marker, no detail has been overlooked. This book is an exquisite gift for a cherished friend and a natural addition to any fan's library. Like a true friendship, this book will be a source of joy that will last a lifetime.
Mary Engelbreit grew up studying the illustrations in the vintage storybooks of her mother’s childhood, and she developed a unique style that harkens back to those simpler times. Mary’s distinctive images have made her a celebrity to millions, who eagerly snap up gift items, calendars, books, fabrics, and more.
Mary’s New York Times bestselling The Night Before Christmas is part of the holiday tradition for families across the country. Other beloved additions to a child’s first bookshelf are her New York Times bestselling Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose and Mary Engelbreit's Nursery Tales, which are perfect companions to this volume.
The publisher has provided me with a complimentary copy of this book or advanced reading copy through BookLook Bloggers.
Cassandra's Review- The book is a collection of other peoples writings. and I did not recall seeing any works by the author. I would say she is a good collector of stories and the book is inspirational and beautifully illustrated. I would have liked to read some new stories etc. but the classics are good too.