The “Golden Girls” theme song, “Thank You for Being a Friend,” is the perfect song to play for your favorite bestie when you’re feeling the love. Now, you can give them the song in book form.
Fans of the show have likely heard the song dozens of times, unable to refrain from belting out the lyrics when that first bar is hummed by Cynthia Fee on the show. Originally written by Andrew Gold, the song has been turned into a book complete with illustrations of your favorite lady pals.
The book is illustrated by Julie Houts, famed Instagram illustrator, deemed “Instagram’s favorite illustrator” by Vogue. The grown-up picture book features the touching lyrics of “Thank You for Being a Friend” teamed up with beautiful illustrations of the famed besties.
The book is one for both your coffee table and your BFF’s. It's available on Amazon for $13.49.
“A grown-up, gift-worthy picture book filled with chic, stylized illustrations of Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophie, created by Julie Houts,” the description reads, “paired with hand-lettered lyrics to the theme song that touched millions of hearts.”
The book has received 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon from customers saying, “The artwork is spot-on without being too precious or cartoonish. I continue to find something new each time I look through the book.”
Another user writes, “I’ve loved Julie Houts’ illustrations since discovering her on IG and have loved the Golden Girls forever so this was a no-brainer purchase.”