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Steel Drums

Patricia Lakin


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PUBLISHED: 1st January 2019
ISBN: 9781481478984
Steel Drums
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  • Hardcover
    $21.70
PUBLISHED: 1st January 2019
ISBN: 9781481478984

Publisher Description

Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Glenn Rowsey makes one-of-a-kind steel drums by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process.

Tap-happy Glenn was inspired and taught by the Father of the Modern Steel Drum, Ellie Mannette. This book gives a step-by-step glimpse at Glenn's creative process for making and tuning pans-from start to finish-with love and care. It also features a timeline and history detailing how the passion of generations of determined people from Trinidad gave birth to this percussion instrument. Charts, infographics, and bold photographs will inspire kids to make their own objects by hand.

Author Biography

Patricia Lakin, a former elementary school teacher and an award-winning author, has written more than fifty published works. Her books, both fiction and nonfiction, span multiple age groups-from toddlers to middle graders. Patricia lives in New York City with her husband, Lee Koenigsberg. They have two grown sons, Aaron and Benjahmin. When not reading, writing, or researching, she can be found traveling with Lee to far-off places in the world.

Product Details

Author
Patricia Lakin
Pages
32
Audience Age
8-12
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Series
Made by Hand
Year
2019
Illustrator
Glenn Rowsey
ISBN-10
1481478982
ISBN-13
9781481478984
Format
Hardcover
Publication Date
2019-01-01
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
f-c matte lam cover w- no SFX; f-c int
Language
English