From "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens" to "Doe, a deer, a feminine deer," many of us have grown up buzzing the tunes or making a song the lyrics to the songs from the cherished motion picture The Sound of song. yet what's the actual tale at the back of the courageous von Trapp family members? V is for von Trapp: A Musical kinfolk Alphabet provides a behind-the-headlines examine this real-life making a song relations made well-known within the vintage motion picture. beginning with their idyllic adolescence in Austria the place their love of tune and appearing all started, writer William Anderson takes readers alongside at the family's brave mountaintop break out from Nazi experts to their new lifestyles in the US and the well-known von Trapp relatives resort within the Vermont hills. Meet decided Maria, the rushing Captain, and their gifted childrens; the recognized von Trapps whose existence tale captivated hundreds of thousands and maintains to motivate with its legacy of wish and fulfillment. writer, historian, and lecturer William Anderson did broad learn and interviews with the von Trapp kin. His earlier publication with napping endure is M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet. William lives in Lapeer, Michigan. Linda Graves is the illustrator of over 30 kid's books, released all over the world. She used to be born in Eureka, California, and graduated with a level in representation from San Jose nation collage. Linda is a member of the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild, and lives within the woods of Berkshire County, Massachusetts.