Get Up, Stand Up, Marley
Author: Cedella Marley
Illustrator: John Jay Cabuay
Format: Hardcover, 36 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books (2019)
Bob Marley's music has inspired millions of listeners around the world with messages of peace, love and truth. This picture book adaptation of one of his beloved songs has a timely message for children: to counter injustice, lift others up with kindness and courage.
As a young girl goes on with her day in school, she comes across several instances of teasing and intimidation. With loving action and some help from her friends, she is able to make things right for herself and others. With exuberant pictures by John Jay Cabuay accompanying Marley's iconic lyrics, Get Up, Stand Up is a vibrant testament to the power we all have to make a difference.
About Cedella Marley:
Cedella Marley, the eldest child of Bob Marley, is also the author of One Love and Three Little Birds and performs with the Melody Makers internationally. She lives in Miami, Florida.
About John Jay Cabuay:
John Jay Cabuay received his MFA in illustration from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and his illustrations have graced the covers of newspapers, magazines and books worldwide. He lives in New York City.