So You Want to Be a Rock Star
Publication Date: February 28, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Categories: Performing Arts - Music
Want to learn to play air guitar? Wear the coolest rock-star clothes? Sign your autograph for tons of fans? Then this is the book for you! Perfect for young fans of Rock Band or the Disney pop stars, So You Want to Be a Rock Star is the essential primer on everything rock ’n’ roll. With a hilarious interactive text that encourages young readers to get up and move and perfectly retro illustrations that balance fantasies of stardom with real-world rocking out, this book has something for everyone—budding singers, musicians, and their parents, too!
Audrey Vernick is a self-taught singer-songwriter, especially if you take away the singer-song part. Like a true rock star, she has lived much of her life on the road (though in her case, it has more to do with driving her children the various rocking places they need to go). She once caught a harmonica tossed her way by a full-fledged rock star. She plays all instruments equally well. Audrey lives near the ocean in New Jersey with one of each of the following: husband, son, daughter, dog. www.audreyvernick.comKirstie Edmunds is a rock'n'roll "artist" from the UK, who packed up all her (drawing) instruments and left her little country town for the bright lights of the big city. She can usually be found in the studio, singing loudly and drumming classic rock tunes on the table with her favorite colored pencils. She's so wild she once set fire to her own hair in a restaurant (by accident of course!) and she now lives just south of London, performing the occasional private concert to the neighbour's cat and her banjo-loving husband-to-be. This is her debut picture book. http://pencilpocket.blogspot.com