David Grant by Verna Allette Wilkins


David Grant by Verna Allette Wilkins

David Grant and his wife Carrie are the best known pop vocal coaches in the UK. Their client list includes Take That, Spice Girl Melanie C., Lemar, Will Young and numerous others. David also had a music career of his own, and has won a MOBO Award and been nominated for a Brit Award. This book follows the life of the young David, a boy who loves music and reading. He overcomes a daunting move from Jamaica to post-war Britain, a near-fatal car crash, dull jobs and unsuccessful auditions with hard work and determination.

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Full marks to Tamarind for their excellent Black Stars series. Children need positive role models and this, precisely, is what the series will provide. Highly recommended. Junior Education

About the Author

Verna Wilkins is the author of 30 picture books and biographies for young people. Her books have featured on National Curriculum and BBC children's television, and been chosen among the Children's Books of the Year. She was born in Grenada and lives in London.

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48 pages


Verna Allette Wilkins
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Tamarind Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st October 2009



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