Every Little Thing

Every Little Thing Cover

Every Little Thing

By Bob Marley; Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator); Cedella Marley (Adapted by)

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9781452106977, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2012

Description
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 his most joyous songs in this reassuring picture book adaptation written by his daughter Cedella and exuberantly illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. This upbeat story reminds children that the sun will always come out after the rain and mistakes are easily forgiven with a hug. Every family will relate to this universal story of one boy who won't let anything 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 book will bring a smile to faces of all ages because every little thing's gonna be all right


About the Author
Bob Marley (1945 1981) was one of the most beloved and bestselling musicians of his time. Born in the village of Nine Mile, Jamaica, Marley left school at fourteen to pursue music fulltime. A dedicated member of the Rastafari movement, Marley is credited with bringing reggae and Jamaican music to a world stage. Over the course of his career, he released more than a dozen albums with his band Bob Marley and the Wailers. The posthumous release of "Legend "(1984) went platinum in the United States and sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. Marley died from cancer in 1981.

Vanessa Brantley-Newton is a self-taught illustrator, doll maker, and crafter. Her passion for children s books began when she came across The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats as a child in the 1960s. Growing up in a musical family who loved to sing, Vanessa s illustrations are as fun and whimsical as a beautiful melody. Vanessa currently makes her nest in Charlotte, NC with her husband of 20 years, their daughter, and a very rambunctious cat named Stripes.



Praise For Every Little Thing

"A sweet elaboration of the original's reassuring message that 'every little thing is gonna be all right.'" - Kirkus Reviews"