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Alfred distributes Penguins Who WasSeries for Young Readers

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, May 28, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA- May 28, 2009

This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of eighteenth-century Europe.

 

Louis Armstrong was a tough kid from New Orleans who pushed jazz into new realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history.

Readers will learn about their Liverpudlian childhoods, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up. It's all here in an easy-to-read narrative with plenty of black-and-white illustrations!