"The ABC's never sounded so good. Forget A is for Apple. Try 'A is for Aretha!' From Aretha to Zeppelin, your mini musicians will be singing your praises for taking them on this fun, alphabetical journey -- rock star style!" Parade Magazine (8/25/2011)"The Rock and Roll Alphabet is a fun read for kids or the perpetual teenagers who still wear Led Zeppelin T-shirts on the weekend....Buy this book if you love rock and roll." Greencastle Banner Graphic (9/1/2011)"The Rock and Roll Alphabet
is great for edgy parents tucking in their toddlers....Just be sure to turn the stereo down before they go night-night." Miami Herald (9/5/2011)
"A joy to behold...parents are liable to get as big a kick out of this easy-to-read bedtime book as their kids." The Grand Rapids Press (10/16/11)"The Rock & Roll Alphabet is perfect for the kid (and parents) who's a little bit rock 'n' roll. Sing the whole way through the ABC's....It's the two-in-one alphabet and music lesson every kid needs." Parenting.com Holiday Gift Guide 2011
About the Author
Jeffrey Schwartz has been passionate about music from an early age, singing and playing piano and guitar since he was a child. While attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Schwartz studied black music history with renowned jazz bassist Richard Davis, performed as both a solo artist and with several bands, and managed a live music venue in downtown Madison. After settling in Los Angeles, Schwartz earned his master's degree in education, became an award-winning social studies teacher, and created a very successful rock-and-roll history course for middle school and high school students. Schwartz partnered with the family of the late rock photographer, Chuck Boyd, in 2010 to assist in their archival efforts and business affairs. He is a frequent consultant for various music publications, licensing agents, authors, and television/documentary filmmakers. He wrote the critically acclaimed children's book, The Rock & Roll Alphabet (Mojo Hand LLC, 2011), and compiled and edited the fine-art photo book, Forever Young: The Rock and Roll Photography of Chuck Boyd (Santa Monica Press, 2012).