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Shake, Rattle & Roll: The Founders of Rock & Roll

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Synopsis:

From Bill Haley and His Comets to James Brown and his Famous Flames, this fun and fact-filled introduction to the pioneers of rock & roll will have you dancing in the aisles. These are fourteen original stars who created a brand-new sound almost fifty years ago—they influenced a generation of teenagers and inspired many of todays most important musicians.

About the Author

Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, producer, and music consultant. She has contributed to more than two dozen books about rock and roll, including The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll, The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock, and The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll. She's also written for the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Journal of Country Music, and Rolling Stone. Ms. George-Warren lives in upstate New York with her family.Laura Levine's colorful and award-winning illustrations have been widely exhibited and have appeared in numerous magazines and books and on CD covers. Her rock and roll paintings hang in the collections of the House of Blues and the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. Her first children's book, Wig!, was a collaboration with the B-52s. Ms. Levine lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618432295
Subtitle:
Roll
Author:
Levine, Laura
Author:
George-Warren, Holly
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Music
Subject:
Rock musicians
Subject:
Musicians
Subject:
Children s Activities-Music
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.0 x 9.0 in
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects

Children's » Activities » Music
Children's » Activities » Music and Dance
Children's » Music » Biographies
Children's » Music » Education
Children's » Music » General

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From Bill Haley and His Comets to James Brown and his Famous Flames, this fun and fact-filled introduction to the pioneers of rock & roll will have you dancing in the aisles. These are fourteen original stars who created a brand-new sound almost fifty years ago—they influenced a generation of teenagers and inspired many of todays most important musicians.
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