SPACE ODDITY Written by David Bowie & Illustrated by Andrew Kolb J-L-L NOTICE OF LEGALNESS This is where it would say that this is published by Penguin. Space Oddity by David Bowie and Andrew KolbChildren’s Book. Artist Andrew Kolb created this wonderfully illustrated children’s book based on David Bowie’s ode to the space-bound Major Tom. Grab the entire book in.

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The email, “in a formal and very legalese manner, saying this isn’t cool beans The ending — “Ground Control to Major Tom, your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong” — means it is “maybe not necessarily the warmest, cuddliest children’s book,” Kolb has admitted, but he posted it for free on his website in August, rapidly receiving more than 90, views, along with demands from fans asking to buy physical copies. David Bowie Children and teenagers Picture books news.

David Bowie born David Robert Jones was an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, producer, arranger, and audio engineer.

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Lists with This Book. The tale of doomed Major Tom plays out in Kolb’s bright and retro animation style, giving a face to the legendary Bowie character and making the conclusion that much sadder. Regrettably since it is not easy to find a digital copy, but you can find it here Active in five decades of rock music and frequently reinventing his music ,olb image, Bowie was widely regarded as an influential innovator, particularly for his work through the s.


English review at the bottom En el Andrew Kolb nos presento un maravilloso homenaje a David Bowie: Show 25 25 50 All.

David Bowie-Inspired Children’s Book Have you ever listened to spacw song and your mind’s eye is immediately filled with visuals? Tea Nicolae rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Short but so intense. View all 5 comments. Winterlover rated it really liked it Feb 27, Jan 13, Manab marked it as to-read.

While all text is exactly the song’s lyrics, Kolb’s merit was create a visual story, where the images not only adapt to the letter, but have life by themselves. Jennie rated it really liked it Dec 23, Jan 11, Adriana Scarpin rated it liked it Shelves: Kolb’s illustrations also take their cues from that s vision of the future seen in Kubrick’s films, but with the artist’s spwce cheerful vibe that humanizes every aspect of the story, not the least of which are Major Tom’s space capsule and Ground Control themselves.

ComicsAlliance readers should by now be familiar with the work of Andrew Kolb. Oct 11, Farhana rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Bowie has taken cues from a wide range of fine art, philosophy and literature.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Every lyric paints such a vivid picture that I figured “Oh hey, I guess I’ll make that into a children’s book! We recommend you listen to “Space Oddity” while reading Kolb’s book version, whose “silent pages” imagine perfectly what those musical moments without lyrics suggest. David Bowie’s official site Andrew Kolb’s official site which is absolutely full of awesome stuff! Juan rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Oct 19, Isa Lavinia rated it really liked it Shelves: Odditg popularity follows another recent children’s book internet sensation, the tongue-in-cheek bedtime story Go the Fuck to Sleep, which hit the top of Amazon.


Sounds like a cool idea – Heard about it from this article. Abdullah AlMobarak rated it it was amazing Andred 04, Canadian illustrator Andrew Kolb lolb of the odxity as a free PDF to showcase his talents to publishers, featuring colourful, retro illustrations of the astronaut as he rockets away from earth and floats “in a most peculiar way” through space.

Released in and considered a kobl today, David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” is obviously a reference to Stanley Kubrick’s ” Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Stargazer rated it liked it May 20, Jun 10, Antonis Moras rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Space Oddityplease sign up.

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Sep 14, surfmadpig rated it it was ok Shelves: Mirkou Irene rated it really liked it Aug 02, This book was meant to showcase his skills to publishers. View all 4 comments.

There’s also a bit more detail in a post by the author here.