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Neal Porter Books

Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix

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Title: Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix
Author: Smith, Charles R
ISBN: 9780823443338
Publisher: Neal Porter Books
Published: 2021
Binding: Regular Hardback
Language: English
Condition: New
New from the publisher

Juvenile Non-Fiction 1368016

Publisher Description:
Jimi Hendrix's talent was epic, and so is this fifty-six-page lyrical account of his life, with spectacular artwork by Edel Rodriguez-- including a poster underneath the jacket!

From his turbulent childhood through his epical appearance at the Monterey and Woodstock festivals, Charles R. Smith Jr. covers it all in this rich and rhythmic account of a singular life, accompanied by the psychedelic splendor of Edel Rodriguez's acid-tinged artwork.

Let me tell you a story,
a story 'bout a boy,
who became a man,
a git-tar man,
named Jimi.

Written as a series of verses beginning with intro and ending with outro, this unique mix of rhythm and rhyme captures the essence of rock icon Jimi Hendrix and his struggle to live life on his own terms.

Backmatter, including a select discography, timeline of Hendrix's life, and a personal essay from the author, is included.

A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the Year
A CSMCL Best Multicultural Children's Book of the Year
An Evanston Public Library Great Books for Kids pick!