john lennon bookcoverIllustrated by Bryan Collier; Hyperion Books, 2004

Breathtaking art and elegant prose, combined with Lennon’s lyrics, introduce young readers to the life of this composer-activist.


“Striking in its simplicity and complexity, this heartfelt biography captures this enigmatic singer, artist, songwriter, and folk hero in a way that will move and fascinate those too young to remember the man but are surrounded by his music and myth.”  School Library Journal

“Rappaport and Collier combine a spare, poetic text and wate