Little Stevie Wonder (Hardcover)

By Lisa Cohen (Illustrator), Quincy Troupe

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780618340606, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005



Eleven-year-old Stevland Judkins Morris Hardaway hit the big time when he signed a Motown recording contract. At the age of thirteen, Little Stevie Wonder had millions of fans dancing to the number-one song in the nation.
Little Stevie Wonder is the true story of a boy who lost his sight shortly after birth, grew up in Detroit, Michigan, and became one of the twentieth century's most creative and influential musicians an instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, musical innovator, and cultural activist.
Here in Quincy Troupe's joyful poem and Lisa Cohen's vibrant art is an uplifting celebration of life, peace, and music.

Praise For Little Stevie Wonder

"The acrylic paintings perfectly match the joyful nature of the narrative. The human figures are expressive and fluidly drawn, and the backdrops have a psychedelic quality that evokes the time period. Text ripples in waves across a riot of bright shades, accented by font color and size changes." School Library Journal, Starred

"Stevie's accomplishments and positive energy come through in the catchy text and electric-hued artwork." Publishers Weekly