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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Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. He is currently talking to a “major” Canadian publisher about illustration work. There’s also a bit more detail in a post by the author here.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But according to the website, the illustrator is now talking to publishers “who are interested in trying slace negotiate with the Bowie camp”, and the project’s original purpose — to get Kolb noticed — has certainly worked.

Lenoore rated it it was amazing Sep 01, The tale of doomed Major Tom plays out in Kolb’s bright and retro animation style, giving a face to the legendary Bowie character and making the conclusion that much sadder.

Andrew Kolb is a talented illustrator. Regrettably since it is not easy to find a digital copy, but you can find it here 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 presento un maravilloso homenaje a David Bowie: Jun 10, Antonis Moras rated koob it was amazing. Bowie has taken cues from a wide range of fine art, philosophy and literature. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Space Oddity By David Bowie And Andrew Kolb

Nat rated it really liked it May 08, And I wasn’t kidding when I said I love Kolb’s illustrations! So, if you haven’t yet, go read it!!

View all 8 comments. Of course, as it could also be darker by the end of Major Tom, but that spqce be the work of someone else cause they have to visualize the lyrics in another way, for my part 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? Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. Oct 19, Isa Lavinia rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Active in five decades of rock music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie was widely regarded as an influential innovator, particularly for odditj work through the s.

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Something I think you should clarify is that it is not just a children’s tale, is an illustrated story that shows how the illustrator performed the song, Could it has done more “dreamy”? Tea Nicolae rated it it was amazing Dec 30, The email, “in a formal and very legalese manner, saying this isn’t cool beans The ending — “Ground Control to Major Tom, your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong” — means it is “maybe not necessarily the warmest, cuddliest children’s book,” Kolb has admitted, but he posted it for free on his website in August, rapidly receiving more than 90, views, along with demands from fans asking to buy physical copies.


Aug 17, Elise rated it it was amazing. Read Space Oddity Here! Released in and considered a classic today, David Kilb “Space Oddity” is obviously a reference to Stanley Kubrick’s ” Mirkou Irene rated it really liked it Aug 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jennie rated it really liked it Dec 23, Canadian illustrator Andrew Kolb conceived of the book as a free PDF to showcase his talents to publishers, featuring colourful, retro illustrations of the astronaut as he rockets away from earth and floats “in a most peculiar way” oddiity space.

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Its popularity follows another recent children’s book internet sensation, the tongue-in-cheek bedtime story Go the Fuck to Sleep, which hit andreew top of Amazon. Em honra de David Bowie. Diomellee rated it really liked it May 15, David Bowie born David Robert Jones was an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, producer, arranger, and audio engineer.