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Raincoast Books

One Love
(Multicultural Childrens Book, Mixed Race Childrens Book, Bob Marley Book for Kids, Music Books for Kids)
By (author): Cedella Marley Illustrated by: Vanessa Newton
9781452102245 Hardcover English Juvenile: Reading age from 3 - 6 JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American Sep 07, 2011
$24.99 CAD
Active 10 x 10.5 x 0.5 in | 410 gr 32 pages Chronicle Books
Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs,One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. Adapted by Cedella Marley, Bob Marley's first child, and gorgeously illustrated by Vanessa Newton, this heartwarming picture book offers an upbeat testament to the amazing things that can happen when we all get together with onelove in our hearts.

Cedella Marley's life has always been rooted in music and culture. As the oldest child of Bob Marley, she has dedicated herself to keeping her father's message and memory alive. She is a musician as well, performing internationally with the three-time Grammy Award?winning Melody Makers, which consist of her brothers Ziggy and Steve and her sister Sharon. She lives in Miami, Florida, with her husband and three sons.

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.

"Exuberant" - School Library Journal

"This celebration of community is joyful." --Kirkus Reviews

"The message is positive, happy and multicultural, and a great read for bedtime." -Daddy Be Good

"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

"A feel-good story of a community coming together" - Publishers Weekly

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