9781847804518

The Beatles

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  • ISBN13:

    9781847804518

  • ISBN10:

    1847804519

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-03-18
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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Summary

Mick Manning and Brita Granström tell the story of the Beatles in the vivid and exciting style that has become the hallmark of their books. This illustrated story covers John Lennon’s Liverpool childhood with Auntie Mimi and his school band the Quarrymen, the friendship between Paul McCartney and George Harrison and their entry into the band, renaming the band the Beatles, the arrival of Brian Epstein as manager, the tour to Hamburg, record label boss George Martin’s influence, Ringo Starr joining the group, fame and screaming fans, the famous tour to the USA, the making of the albums, key hit songs, and films, their visit to India and the influence of Indian spirituality, and finally the breakup of the band and the beginning of solo careers for each of the Fab Four.

Author Biography

Mick Manning grew up in West Yorkshire and studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London. He has written and illustrated over 60 books, many of them for Frances Lincoln, mostly with his wife Brita Granström. Their distinctive books have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Prize, the English Association 4-11 Award and The Royal Society Young People’s Book Award. They live in the Scottish Borders with their four sons.

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