Who Was Elvis Presley?

Who Was Elvis Presley?


Illustrator: John O’Brien
Illustrator: Nancy Harrison

Format
ePub
Price
$4.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101098929
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 9 – 12

Overview

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for another addition to the Who Was…? series! The King could not have come from humbler origins: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with the blues music of the rural South, the gospel music of local churches, and the country-western classics. But he forged a sound all his own—and a look that was all his own, too. With curled lip, swiveling hips, and greased pompadour, Elvis changed popular music forever, ushering in the age of rock and roll. Geoff Edgers’s fascinating biography of this icon of American pop culture includes black and- white illustrations on nearly every spread.

Series

Who Was…?
Who Was Jesus?
Ellen Morgan
Illustrator: Stephen Marchesi
Illustrator: Nancy Harrison
Who Is Wayne Gretzky?
Gail Herman
Illustrator: Ted Hammond
Nancy Harrison
Who Was Galileo?
Patricia Brennan Demuth
Illustrator: John O’Brien
Illustrator: Nancy Harrison
Who Was Robert Ripley?
Kirsten Anderson
Illustrator: Tim Foley
Illustrator: Nancy Harrison
promo_SHOP
promo_EditorsDesk
promo_StaffPicks
promo_FirsttoRead_Small