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Giveaway: One Love by Cedella Marley

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 5, 2011

Enter to win the One Love Prize Pack featured to the left. One Love, adapted by Cedella Marley, Bob Marley s first child, inspires children and parents to feel the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. Giveaway begins October 5, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 2, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 32 pages

Book overview: Adapted from one of Bob Marley s most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. Adapted by Cedella Marley, Bob Marley s first child, and gorgeously illustrated by Vanessa Newton, this heartwarming picture book offers an upbeat testament to the amazing things that can happen when we all get together with one love in our hearts.

About the authors: Cedella Marley’s life has always been rooted in music and culture. As the oldest child of Bob Marley, she has dedicated herself to keeping her father’s message and memory alive. She is a musician as well, performing internationally with the three-time Grammy Award?winning Melody Makers, which consist of her brothers Ziggy and Steve and her sister Sharon. She lives in Miami, Florida, with her husband and three sons.

Bob Marley (1945 -1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He remains the most widely known performer of reggae music. In 1994, Marley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2001, he was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

About the illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton is the author and illustrator of Let Freedom Sing and Don’t Let Auntie Mable Bless the Table. She loves to craft, cook, collect vintage children’s books, tell stories, make dolls, and shop. She lives in East Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, daughter, and two crazy cats, Kirby and Stripes.

Giveaway is closed.

Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • Thank you for hosting this loving giveaway. Bob Marley’s songs still inspire and lift me up today.

    October 10, 2011
  • I would love to share this with my daughter.
    Thank you for the giveaway.

    October 10, 2011
  • Sounds like a wonderful read and experience for my granddaughter,

    October 12, 2011
  • Would love to share this book with my kids yoga classes – beautiful!

    October 15, 2011
  • My husband would love reading this to our little one!

    Thanks for hosting!

    October 20, 2011
  • Bob Marley – my kids at school would love this book!

    October 22, 2011
  • If I do not win this give-a-way, I’ll be ordering for my grandson for the holiday’s. Thank you for the chance though 🙂
    Super cool book!!!

    November 1, 2011
  • This book sounds amazing, my daughters love groovin to bob marley and I know they wwould be thrilled to win 😀

    November 2, 2011
  • Congratulations to Rose Magliozzi, the winner of this great prize pack. It will be on its way soon. Enjoy!

    November 4, 2011
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