Author(s): Cedella Marley Newton
Bob Marley's songs are known the world over for their powerful message of love, peace and harmony. Now a whole new generation can discover one of the most joyous songs in this reassuring picture book adaption written by his daughter Cedella and exuberantly illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. The upbeat story reminds us all that the sun will always come out after the rain and mistakes are easily forgiven with a hug. Every child and every family will relate to this universal story of one boy who won't let anyting get him down, as long as he has the help of three very special little birds. Including all the lyrics of the original song plus new verses, this cheerful picture book will bring a smile to faces of all ages.
Relive the magic of Bob Marley's beloved song in this new picture book adaption!; Bob Marley has a huge following, which should translate into strong sales from his loyal fans; he has 32 million follows on Facebook; Vanessa Newton is a talented up and coming illustrator.; An adorable boy character makes the perfect follow up to the first book; One Love featuring a little girl.
"A sweet elaboration of the original's reassuring message that 'every little thing is gonna be all right.'" - Kirkus Reviews"
Bob Marley (1945-1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He remains the most widely known performer of reggae music. In 1994 Marley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in 1999 Time magazine chose Bob Marley & The Wailers' Exodus as the greatest album of the 20th century and in 2001, he was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. 'One Love was names song of the millennium by the BBC in 1999. Cedella Marley's life has already been rooted in music and culture. As the first child of Bob Marley, she has dedicated herself to keeping her father's message and memory alive. Cedella is a musician as well, performing with the Melody Makers internationally. Vanessa Newton is the author and illustrator of Let Freedom Sing and Don't Let Auntie Mable Bless the Table.