When Bob Met Woody

When Bob Met Woody

The Story of the Young Bob Dylan

Book - 2011
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An enchanting, true story of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, Bob Dylan, and his mentor, Woody Guthrie.
"Hey hey, Woody Guthrie, I wrote you a song..."

When Bob finished, Woody's face lit up like the sun.

Bob Dylan is a musical icon, an American legend, and, quite simply, a poet. But before he became Bob Dylan, he was Bob Zimmerman, a kid from rural Minnesota.

This lyrical and gorgeously illustrated picture book biography follows Bob as he renames himself after his favorite poet, Dylan Thomas, and leaves his mining town to pursue his love of music in New York City. There, he meets his folk music hero and future mentor, Woody Guthrie, changing his life forever.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316112994
Branch Call Number: JNF 782.42164 GOL
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Burckhardt, Marc 1962-- Illustrator


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Sep 05, 2012

Excellent book for children. It really captures Bob Dylan's start and admiration for Woody Guthrie. I loved the quotes scattered throughout the book as well.

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