John Lennon by Harriet Castor
  

John Lennon

Written by Harriet Castor
Illustrated by Richard Morgan
Part of the Famous People, Famous Lives Series

RRP £3.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

John Lennon by Harriet Castor

Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This book describes the life of one the world's most famous twentieth-century musicians. From obscure beginnings in Liverpool, where schoolmasters thought he would never amount to much, to worldwide fame as an adored pop singer, Lennon's story is the story of the Sixties. Dramatic narrative and well-drawn illustrations take the reader through the social upheaval of the time through Lennon's escapades, such as wild living and demonstrations against war. The book describes the way people lived then, and how pop stars coped with fame. Lennon's violent death is movingly described and shows the reader that fame is not always a good thing.

About the Author

Harriet Castor lives in London and is an established children's writer. She has written several titles in this series and has also written fiction for adults.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 99

Author

Harriet Castor
More books by Harriet Castor

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

28th February 2002

ISBN

9780749643508


Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools