Every Little Thing
Based on the song 'Three Little Birds' by Bob Marley
Publication Date: September 12, 2012
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!
Cedella Marley is the author of One Love and performs with the Melody Makers internationally. She lives in Miami, Florida, and has three children.
Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer-songwriter, remains the most widely known performer of reggae music. Time magazine chose Exodus, which included "Three Little Birds," as the greatest album of the 20th century.
Vanessa Brantley-Newton's books include One Love, Let Freedom Sing, and Don't Let Auntie Mable Bless the Table. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
"A sweet elaboration of the original's reassuring message that 'every little thing is gonna be all right.'" - Kirkus Reviews"