A Kiss Goodnight (Hardcover)
Disney Editions, 9781484782286, 48pp.
Publication Date: August 22, 2017
A Kiss Goodnight is a valentine to Walt Disney from the legendary songwriter Richard Sherman. Opening with a touching story about what inspired Richard to write the song, A Kiss Goodnight tells the story of how a young Walt Disney was enchanted by fireworks and how he kept his promise to send all his guests home with a special kiss goodnight. Beautifully illustrated by Disney legend Floyd Norman A Kiss Goodnight will be the must-have picture book for families to enjoy together and for Disney fans to treasure. The book will feature a CD with the song sung by Broadway star Ashley Brown.
About the Author
Richard Sherman is a songwriter and music director best known for his work with his late brother Robert. Some of the Sherman Brothers' best-known works include the songs from Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Slipper and the Rose, and "it's a small world." A self-proclaimed cartoonist, Floyd Norman has worked in motion pictures, television, comic books and strips. He's been writing and drawing cartoons longer than most people have been alive.Floyd wrote the syndicated Mickey Mouse comic strip for King Features Syndicate and worked as an animator and story artist on at least a dozen feature animated films for both Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. Though retired, Floyd continues to work as a consultant for the Walt Disney Company and is currently producing animation for the studio's Special Projects Unit. He has also helped develop video games and toys for Disney Consumer Products.