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Happy Birthday to You!: The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World

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Book Description


To each of us who has enjoyed a piece of birthday cake, the strains of "Happy Birthday to You" are as familiar to our ears as our own names. Yet how many people know the origin of the tune and its place in American history?

In 1889 Patty and Mildred Hill, two Kentucky sisters, wrote the words and composed the melody of "Good Morning to All" for their kindergarten students. Initi... More
Book Information
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-101585361690
ISBN-13978-1585361694
Publication Date08/20/2008
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About Margot Theis Raven (Author) : Margot Theis Raven is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Margot Theis Raven include Happy Birthday to You!: How Two Kentucky Kindergarten Teachers Wrote the Most ... more
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About Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator) : Chris K. Soentpiet is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Chris K. Soentpiet include Brothers, My Brother Martin: A Sister... more
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