The Beatles' 'All You Need Is Love' adapted for picture book
by The Associated Press
Thursday, July 19th 2018
FILE - In this June 24, 1967 file photo, The Beatles, from left, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon, appear at EMI Studios in London. (AP Photo, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Two new children's books will add pictures to the words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing announced Thursday that the series will begin with "All You Need Is Love," featuring illustrations by Marc Rosenthal. It comes out in January through the imprint Little Simon. The second book will be announced at a future date.
#OTD #1967, as part of the Our World satellite broadcast, #TheBeatles performed 'All You Need Is Love' from a crowded Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios to an estimated worldwide audience of 350 million. Our World was the first live, world-wide satellite programme. pic.twitter.com/IThLunVsXz— The Beatles (@thebeatles) 25 de junio de 2018
The books will be released through a licensing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Sony/ATV's Global Licensing Agent, Epic Rights. Other picture books have been based on Beatles songs. In 2014, Ringo Starr collaborated with illustrator Ben Cort on an adaptation of "Octopus's Garden."
New picture book Octopus’s Garden out October - with CD of Ringo reading the story http://t.co/XVdyX7IyA2 pic.twitter.com/sKVqU8OzYs— The Beatles (@thebeatles) 26 de agosto de 2013