Ziggy Marley's ode to his four-legged friend Romeo becomes a picture book that is sure to touch the hearts of dog lovers everywhere.
My Dog Romeo--a single on More Family Time, the follow-up children's album to the GRAMMY Award-winning Family Time--is a playful and endearing tribute to Ziggy Marley's beloved pet dog Romeo. Opening with Romeo's barking, Marley sings of his great love and friendship with his four-legged friend.
Now, with beautiful illustrations by Ag Jatkowska--illustrator of Marley's debut picture book, I Love You Too--My Dog Romeo becomes a vibrant picture book that follows a child and a dog throughout their days, sharing their love of music and play. The perfect accompaniment to Marley's charming children's album, My Dog Romeo is sure to be a hit among young, old, and, of course, our furry friends.
ZIGGY MARLEY is an eight-time GRAMMY Award winner, Emmy Award winner, author, philanthropist, and reggae icon. He has released thirteen albums to much critical acclaim, and is the author of three other children's books: I Love You Too, Music Is in Everything, and Little John Crow (with his wife Orly Marley); as well as the Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley. Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers released eight best-selling albums that garnered three GRAMMYs. Ziggy's second solo release, Love Is My Religion, won a GRAMMY in 2006 for Best Reggae Album. His third solo studio album, Family Time, scored a fifth GRAMMY award for Best Children's Album. 2016 marked the release of Marley's self-titled album, which earned his eighth GRAMMY. Marley's new children's album, More Family Time, was released in September 2020 via Tuff Gong Worldwide.
Ag Jatkowska grew up by the cold Baltic Sea and is currently based in Bath, England. She has illustrated a broad range of children's books and greeting cards for companies such as Usborne, Little Tiger Press, Pan Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, etc. Jatkowska is the illustrator of Ziggy Marley's debut children's picture book, I Love You Too, based on his Grammy Award-winning song. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland, with an MA in graphic design and illustration. She loves traveling, theater, books, coffee, and long walks with her husband and little son.
- Publisher: Akashic Books (July 27, 2021)
- Language: English
- Hardcover: 32 pages
- ISBN-10: 1617759422
- ISBN-13: 9781617759420
- Reading age: Baby - 7 years
- Grade level: 1 - 2
- Item Weight: 1.74 pounds
- Dimensions: 8.09 x 9.33 inches