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Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles

About the Book

Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles

written by Susanna Reich with illustrations by Adam Gustavson

In 1957 in Liverpool, England, a young lad named John Lennon and his band played music at a local church fair. In the audience was Paul McCartney, who liked what he heard and soon joined the group. Paul's friend George Harrison kept showing up at rehearsals until the older boys finally let him in. Eventually they found the perfect drummer, Ringo Starr, and the perfect name: The Beatles.

Told through a lyrical text and stunning paintings, this book spotlights four ordinary boys growing up amid the rubble of postwar England who found music to be a powerful, even life-saving, force.

Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles
written by Susanna Reich with illustrations by Adam Gustavson

  • Publication Date: August 18, 2015
  • Genres: Music, Nonfiction
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
  • ISBN-10: 080509458X
  • ISBN-13: 9780805094589