Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan


Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan

Whimsical and witty, 'Man Gave Names to All the Animals' first appeared on Bob Dylan's album Slow Train Coming in 1979. With Dylan's blessing, illustrator Jim Arnosky has crafted a stunning picture book adaptation of the song that's a treat for both children and adults, with breathtaking images of more than 170 animals. The revered musical legend rarely allows his songs to be illustrated, and Arnosky has done the song proud with a parade of spectacular creatures ready to receive their names - until the surprise ending, when children get to name an animal all by themselves!

About the Author

Music legend Bob Dylan has written more than 600 songs and his albums have sold more than 110 million copies around the world. He has won numerous awards including the the French Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, Sweden's Polar Music Prize, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and multiple Grammys. In 2008, Bob Dylan was awarded a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power. Bob Dylan's highly anticipated 35th studio album, Tempest, was released in 2012. He lives in New York. Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books for young readers, and has been honoured for his overall contribution to literature for children. His first book for Sterling, Wild Tracks, was a 2008 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a 2009 ALA Notable. Jim and his wife, Deanna, travel all over the US for school and library visits, meeting hundreds of kids every year. Visit to learn more.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 3+ years old


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Publication date

2nd May 2015



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