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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Space Oddity By David Bowie And Andrew Kolb

Algo que creo que se debe aclarar es que no es precisamente un cuento infantil, es una historia i English review at the bottom En el Andrew Kolb nos adrew un maravilloso homenaje a David Bowie: He was also a film and stage actor, music video director, oddith visual artist. In this wonderfully inspired picture book, the author illustrates what he imagines while listening to David Bowie’s classic song. But according to the website, the illustrator is now talking to publishers “who are interested in trying to negotiate with the Bowie camp”, and the project’s original purpose — to get Kolb noticed zpace has certainly worked.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 18, Octavi rated it it was amazing. Bowie has taken cues from a wide range of fine art, philosophy and literature.

If you’re familiar with Space Oddity and if you’re not, drop everything anrew go listen to it you realise it’s not really suited for a children’s book. David Bowie’s classic space epic is one such song for me.

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So, yeah, as a means of self-promotion: Published first published December 31st View sapce 4 comments. 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. Sep 14, surfmadpig rated it it was ok Shelves: Aug 17, Maria Mhemnoch rated it liked it.


Want to Read saving…. If Bowie’s telling of the story sounds a bit dire from the start, Kolb’s reinterpretation is decidedly optimistic. Released in and considered a classic today, David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” is obviously a reference to Stanley Kubrick’s ” Of course, as it could also be darker by the end of Major Tom, but that will be the work of someone else cause they have to visualize the lyrics in another way, for my anderw I think the way it is done is pretty cute, tender and maintains the tone and essence of Bowie.

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I mean, spoilers I guess, but Major Tom does not have a very happy ending, does he? David Bowie Children and teenagers Picture books news. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.

Diomellee rated andrrw really liked it May 15, Kolb’s latest work is more ambitious, telling the story of David Bowie’s classic “Space Oddity” in the style of an illustrated children’s book. He is currently talking to a “major” Canadian publisher about illustration work.

Space Oddity by David Bowie

Em honra de David Bowie. View all 8 comments. Abdullah AlMobarak rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Aug 16, Scarlet Cameo rated it it was amazing. Everything looks shiny and new, everybody is smiling and happy, and there’s no reason to think anything is going to go wrong. Jun 10, Antonis Moras rated it it was amazing.

Short klob so intense. Unfortunately for Kolb, as well as requests to buy the book, he also received an email from the music group holding the rights to Space Oddity, and has now been forced to take down the Odfity and to remove references to the Bowie song from his pictures.

Bowie has taken cues from a oddigy range of fine art, philosop David Bowie born David Robert Jones was an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, producer, arranger, and audio engineer.


The email, “in a formal and very legalese manner, saying this isn’t cool beans Open Preview See a Problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jan 13, Manab marked it as to-read.

Its 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. English review at the bottom En el Andrew Kolb nos presento un maravilloso homenaje a David Bowie: Although the Bowie version of the book can still be viewed elsewhere online, on Kolb’s own website it is described merely as a “picture book set in space”, with the proviso that odditt is merely a concept and no physical form of this book will be made until all involved approve of the collaboration”.

Regrettably since it is not easy to find a digital copy, but you can find it here David Bowie-Inspired Children’s Book Have you ever listened to a song and your mind’s eye is immediately filled with visuals? Too sad for a picture book! Andrew Kolb is a talented illustrator. Preview — Space Oddity by David Bowie. But the book is amazing for all of us ill-functioning adults and for all Bowie fans, so basically ocdity everyone ever, really. David Bowie born David Robert Jones was an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, producer, arranger, and audio engineer.

Mirkou Irene rated it really liked it Aug 02, David Bowie’s official site Andrew Kolb’s official site which is absolutely full of awesome stuff!