Drummer Boy of John John
Publish date: September 1st 2012
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
Interesting historical fiction! Based on sources and well-sourced in the end notes, Greenwood puts this into a basic narrative on the advent of the Caribbean metal drum. This was an interesting slice of history to capture in the short form of the picturebook. There was a lot of potential for the inf...
A young boy makes music to celebrate Carnival in Trinidad. A story inspired by the life of Winston "Spree" Simon (1930-1976), the inventor of the steel drum.