A collection of 28 songs spanning the versatile and prosperous career of this composer who has won Oscars, Tonys and Grammys for writing about man-eating plants, singing crabs and magic carpets! Alan Menken has written the music for such popular projects as Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas and many other stage and screen productions. In addition to piano/vocal/guitar arrangements, this book also features photos and a biography of Menken. Songs include: Beauty and the Beast ? Colors of the Wind ? Go the Distance ? God Bless Us Everyone ? I Wanna Be a Rockette ? King of New York ? A Place Called Home ? Shooting Star ? Somewhere That's Green ? Suddenly Seymour ? Take Care of My Heart ? A Whole New World ? and more.