Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Book Verdict

Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

by Michael Mahin

Illustrations by Evan Turk

First Release:

October 2017

ISBN: 9781481443494

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.

  • 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
    Genre: Nonfic
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