Ordinary Days: The Seeds, Sound, and City That Grew Prince Rogers Nelson

Ordinary Days: The Seeds, Sound, and City That Grew Prince Rogers Nelson

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A rhythmic, striking picture book biography of legendary singer/songwriter/performer Prince.

Before he became a legend, he was just a boy…

On an ordinary day, you could see him. A young boy named Prince Rogers Nelson, who had parents who fought, nowhere to call home, and a collection of memories turned into sound: the shouts of anger, the purr of pigeons, the roar of cars down a busy Minneapolis street, and the whisper of cold wind on budding lilac bushes.

Other sounds joined in as he taught himself to play the guitar, piano, drums, and much more, leading to the day this ordinary boy began to make music—and became extraordinary.

Angela Joy’s exquisite words harmonize with acclaimed illustrator Jacqueline Alcántara’s sweeping art to create a tender, profound look into music icon Prince's early life and the moments that shaped him.

Ordinary Days also includes an extensive author’s note and playlist of recommended Prince songs suitable for young listeners.
Info

ISBN: 9781250797032

Published Date: October 24, 2023

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Language: English

Page Count: 32

Size: 10.31" l x 10.26" w x 0.55" h

Age Classification: Ages 3 to 5

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Kids