My Dog Romeo

by Ziggy Marley (Author) Ag Jatkowska (Illustrator)

My Dog Romeo
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

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.

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Praise for I Love You Too, a previous children's picture book by Ziggy Marley based on a song of his with the same name:

A sweetly affectionate ode to togetherness and love. —Publishers Weekly

Lyrics inspired by an exchange with Marley's 3-year-old daughter are set to bright paintings of a multicultural cast of children and adults enjoying each other's company indoors and out . . . The art will draw and hold young children's attention. —Kirkus Reviews

Sure to be a hit at bedtime, the lyrical story conveys the sweet, soothing, and affirming message. —School Library Journal

The emphasis of this book is that love has no boundaries. —New York Journal of Books

This looks to be on our home charts for weeks, months, maybe even years. —Austin Chronicle

An inspiring storybook edition of the lyrics of famous reggae performer Ziggy Marley . . . song lyrics are surrounded and set in warm, vivid illustrations of children of many hues, laughing and playing with loving parents and grandparents in a healthy, light, balanced natural world. —Midwest Book Review

Orly Marley, 42, adores the tale husband Ziggy wrote for daughter Judah, 9. —Us Weekly, Objects of Affection mention

Ziggy Marley

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.

Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781617759420
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Akashic Books
Publication date
July 20, 2021
Series
-
BISAC categories
JUV002190 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Pets
JUV002070 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dogs
JUV031040 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Music
Library of Congress categories
Dogs

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