Nominated for an Academy Award in 2014, “Happy” hit number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 list, and has topped the charts in more than seventy-five countries worldwide. Now Pharrell Williams brings his beloved song to the youngest of readers in photographs of children across cultures celebrating what it means to be happy. All the exuberance of the song pulses from these vibrant photographs of excited, happy kids. This is a picture book full of memorable, precious childhood moments that will move readers in the same way they were moved by the song.
“Happy” has had the world dancing ever since it first hit the airwaves, and now the irresistibly cheerful tune will come to life on the page with Pharrell Williams’s very first picture book! A keepsake and true classic in the making.
About the Author
Redefining cool for a new generation, Pharrell Williams is a creative force, using music, fashion, and design to express his distinctive style. As a singer, songwriter, and producer, Pharrell has earned ten Grammy Awards for his work. His multimedia creative collective i am Other includes music, fashion, film, television, and art endeavors. The collective was built on the philosophy that individuality is the new wealth, and this sentiment flows through each project. Happy! is his first children's book.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Happy by Pharrell Williams is a really cute book! The pictures are fun and uplifting. As an author, I like new ways of expressing creativity. Putting a picture book to a beloved song spreads a Happy message.
A great add to a long list of wonderful songs that have been made into picture books. (I have specialized in that with literacy through song programs in the NYC area.)