• Ordinary Days: The Seeds, Sound, and City That Grew Prince Rogers Nelson

Ordinary Days: The Seeds, Sound, and City That Grew Prince Rogers Nelson

A rhythmic, striking picture book biography of legendary singer/songwriter/performer Prince.

On ordinary days, you could see him.
A beautiful boy, but small
with a smile given only to lilacs
growing between broken sidewalks
carrying in his pockets
a sound.


Before Prince became one of the bestselling musicians of all time, he was a boy named Prince Rogers Nelson.

Often overlooked and abandoned, he found his own inspiration in the world around him—teaching himself how to play the guitar, the piano, the drums, and much more.

And when he grew up, he used these small details of the everyday to make music, and make the world around him more colorful.

With gorgeous art from Jacqueline Alcántara, Ordinary Days is a tender, profound look into Prince's early life and the moments that shaped him.

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