David Grant Verna Allette Wilkins

Tamarind Books
Paperback / softback 48 pages

ISBN:
9781848530140
Size:
210 x 147 x 5mm
Published:
1st October 2009
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Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

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.

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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