Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9781452102245, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 21, 2011
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, and in 2001, he was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Vanessa Brantley-Newton is the author and illustrator of Let Freedom Sing and Don't Let Auntie Mable Bless the Table. She loves to craft, cook, collect vintage children's books, tell stories, make dolls, and shop. She lives in East Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, daughter, and two crazy cats, Kirby and Stripes.
"A feel-good story of a community coming together" - Publishers Weekly
"This celebration of community is joyful." --Kirkus Reviews
"The message is positive, happy and multicultural, and a great read for bedtime." -Daddy Be Good
"Exuberant" - School Library Journal
"As a parent, I am always looking for new books for my children. I want them to grow to love the written world while learning lessons that are compatible with our family values. I was very excited when I came across this book...I think this might just be something that Santa drops off this year." -Womanist Musings blog