Sunday, September 15, 2013

Octopus's Garden


It's no secret that Ringo loves working with kids, having  a part in Thomas the Train for two years (1984-1986). This August it was announced that Ringo Starr is coming out with a new book, Octopus's Garden.
Octopus's Garden is a children's book that will be released this coming October. You can pre-order it here (UK), there are no links yet for non UK residents but you should be able to pre-order the book at Amazon or a local retail outlets.

It was earlier this year that Simon & Schuster publishing company asked Ringo for the rights to turn a familiar Beatles song into a picture book, Starr gave the company permission. Not much has been released about the book yet.

"It gives me great pleasure to collaborate with Ben Cort and Simon & Schuster for the further adventures of Octopus's Garden. Peace and Love."-Ringo Starr

The picture book is illustrated by Ben Cort and will be released with a CD of Ringo reading the story and an orginal, un-heard recording of The Beatles "Octopus's Garden" by Ringo himself.

Here's an exclusive look at the artwork from the forthcoming picture book of Octopus's Garden – publishing this October, the song will be brought to life by illustrator Ben Cort and published with a CD of Ringo reading the story and an original, previously unheard recording of the song by Ringo.
Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/72290#oF8OTAUsJywDKlYP.99
 "Here's an exclusive look at the artwork from the forthcoming picture book of Octopus's Garden - publishing this October, the song will be brought to life by illustrator Ben Cort and published with a CD of Ringo reading the story and an original, previously unheard recording of the song by Ringo."

Here's an exclusive look at the artwork from the forthcoming picture book of Octopus's Garden – publishing this October, the song will be brought to life by illustrator Ben Cort and published with a CD of Ringo reading the story and an original, previously unheard recording of the song by Ringo.
Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/72290#oF8OTAUsJywDKlYP.99
Here's an exclusive look at the artwork from the forthcoming picture book of Octopus's Garden – publishing this October, the song will be brought to life by illustrator Ben Cort and published with a CD of Ringo reading the story and an original, previously unheard recording of the song by Ringo.
Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/72290#oF8OTAUsJywDKlYP.99
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