Lorraine by Ketch Secor, Higgins Bond (illustrator)
Old Crow Medicine Show founder and Grammy award-winning musician Ketch Secor teams up with Ashley Bryan Award-winning illustrator Higgins Bond to create this sweeping, epic Americana story about the power of music and family.
“Who needs a whistle or some shiny thing
when you’ve got a voice and a song that can sing!”
Lorraine and her Pa Paw spend their days celebrating life with the music of the Tennessee hills. With Pa Paw’s harmonica and Lorraine’s pennywhistle, the pair can face just about anything. But when a fearsome storm rolls in and their instruments are nowhere to be found, can Lorraine find the music inside herself to get them through?
"This not-to-be-missed story appeals to the ear as much as it does to the eye as Lorraine shows readers that music can make any situation more enjoyable." - Kirkus, STARRED review
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About the author:
Ketch Secor is a founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show, a Grammy Award—winning group that has been inducted as members of the Grand Ole Opry. In 2017 and 2018, Old Crow Medicine Show released three critically acclaimed albums: Best of Old Crow Medicine Show (Nettwerk), 50 Years of Blonde On Blonde (Columbia Nashville), a reimagined version of Bob Dylan's classic Blonde on Blonde album, and Volunteer (Sony Music Nashville). Ketch lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
For more information, visit oldcrowmedicine.com.
About the illustrator:
Higgins Bond received the 2009 Ashley Bryan Award for outstanding contribution to children’s literature. She s a fine artist and freelance illustrator with over 40 years of experience illustrating books, magazines, posters, calendars, ads, collectors’ plates, brochures, figurines, dolls, and individual painting commissions. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Visit her at higginsbondartist.com.
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