Gus and Me by Keith Richards
  

Gus and Me

Written by Keith Richards
Illustrated by Theodora Richards

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This charming picture book that tells the story of Keith Richards and his relationship with his grandfather has been whimsically illustrated by Keith Richards' daughter and also includes an exclusive CD with a reading of the story by professional actor, James Langton, and a spoken introduction and additional guitar music from Keith.

Synopsis

Gus and Me by Keith Richards

Keith's grandfather, Theodore Augustus Dupree lived near Seven Sisters Road, in a house filled with instruments and cakes. A nostalgic look back at happy childhood days as the Rolling Stone star remembers his grandfather - a former big band player who encouraged his grandson to take up the guitar, in this charming picture book whimsically illustrated by Keith Richards' daughter.

Includes an exclusive CD with a reading of the story by a professional actor, James Langton, and a spoken introduction and additional guitar music from Keith.

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...[a] charming picture book that tells the story of Keith Richards and his relationship with his grandfather...whimsically illustrated by Keith Richards

; he is an inspiration to every London child who peeps a recorder or strums a guitar. I cannot think of another member of the British artistic, cultural or media world who has done so much or who has so widely penetrated the global consciousness. David Attenborough? Stephen Fry? He knocks them into a cocked hat... Arise Sir Keef, I say, and if there were any damn merit in it, he would have the Order of Merit, too. -- Boris Johnson

About the Author

Born in Dartford in Kent in December 1943, Keith Richards continues to compose, play songs and tour with the Rolling Stones.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Keith Richards
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Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

2nd July 2015

ISBN

9781444015423

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