This is a picture book celebration of the indomitable Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll. Author’s note with photograph. Bibliography. Suggestions for further listening. Full-color illustrations rendered in watercolor, oil pastel, china marker, printing ink, and newspaper collage.
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy WatersBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781481443494 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Atheneum Page Count: 48 Trim Size: 11" x 11" Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.7, Points: 0.5 Lexile: Level: 620L Awards & Honors: 2018 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winner, New Illustrator
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: The Arts
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Younger Readers
The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2017
Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award 2018 CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017, Top Ten
NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books 2017 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
Fall 2017 Parents’ Choice Award, Picture Books Gold
The Nonfiction Detectives, Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
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