These picture books based on popular songs will make you sing

'The illustrations give a brand new life to the lyrics'
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By , Audacy

A brand new set of LyricPop picture books have just arrived via Brooklyn-based independent publisher, Akashic Books.

The new titles are based on songs and lyrics by the Pixies' Black Francis, Coldplay's Chris Martin, and singer/songwriter Paul Simon.

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“We are looking to include a wide range of musical genres — including rhythm and blues, rock, pop, punk, hip hop, and country — to create books that appeal to a diverse array of children and families,” said Johnny Temple, publisher of Akashic Books. “The idea of giving parents, grandparents, teachers, and caregivers a way to connect kids with music early on through picture books is exciting. And when adults sing the lyrics as they read the books, it becomes a multimedia experience, introducing books and music at the same time.”

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