BOB DYLAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE DAY
- Blowin’ in the Wind by Bob Dylan (Author), Jon J Muth (Illustrator)
Publisher : Sterling; Har/Com edition
Hardcover : 28 pages
Reading age : 5 – 8 years
ISBN-10 : 1402780028
ISBN-13 : 978-1402780028
With words by one of the most admired songwriters of all time and illustrations by a Caldecott Honor medalist, this powerful and timely picture book will be treasured by adults and children alike. Following the success of Man Gave Names to All the Animals comes a stunning version of Bob Dylan’s beloved song: the anthemic Blowin’ in the Wind. Jon J Muth is the perfect artist to interpret Dylan’s poetic lyrics for a new generation of readers. This beautiful edition includes a CD of Dylan’s original 1963 recording, plus a special note by renowned music columnist Greil Marcus, putting the song in historical context.
2. Bob Dylan (37) (Little People, BIG DREAMS) by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author), Conrad Roset (Illustrator)
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children’s Books;
Hardcover : 32 pages
ISBN-10 : 0711246742
ISBN-13 : 978-0711246744
Reading age : 4 – 7 years
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring story of this iconic singer-songwriter, poet and artist.
Bob Dylan was born in Duluth, Minnesota. As a teenager, he played in various bands and, over time, his interest in music deepened, with a particular passion for American folk music and blues. Dylan moved to New York City in 1961, where he began to perform poetry and music in clubs and cafés in Greenwich Village. There, he recorded a number of albums which made him one of the most influential musicians of history. This fascinating book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the musician’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.