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The Hero In You (Mixed media product)

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By Ellis Paul, Angela Padron (Illustrator)
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Acclaimed songwriter Ellis Paul brings the inspirational words from his songs to the pages of a new picture book! Based on his award-winning family album of the same name, The Hero in You introduces kids to thirteen real-life American heroes. From Chief Joseph to Rosa Parks, their remarkable, heroic lives motivate and encourage us to aim high and try our best. Also included is a special edition CD of The Hero in You with 14 songs and exclusive introductory tracks from Ellis Paul. Readers can listen along to the lyrical book text, then read additional facts about the heroes on each spread.

About the Author

Ellis Paul is a singer and songwriter whose style bridges pop and modern folk. In a career spanning more than twenty years, he has released 18 albums, including The Day After Everything Changed. The first of his two children’s albums, The Dragonfly Races, was one of NPR’s top ten picks for 2008. He grew up in northern Maine and is now based in Boston. He spends much of the year on the road, playing nearly 200 tour dates around the country. The Hero in You is his first picture book. Angela Padron has worked as an Art and ESL professor and an editor for an educational publisher. She holds an MFA in Illustration and writes and illustrates picture books and middle grade novels with multicultural themes and characters of color. She and her family live in Florida.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780807532393
ISBN-10: 0807532398
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Publication Date: September 1st, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English