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Guitar Genius How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World
Guitar Genius How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World

Guitar Genius How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World

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BY KIM TOMSIC ; ILLUSTRATED BY BRETT HELQUIST

A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year

This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid-body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an endless faith in what is possible. Featuring richly detailed, dynamic illustrations by Brett Helquist, this unforgettable biography will resonate with inventive readers young and old.

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 56
Size: 11 x 9 1/2 H
Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Publication Date: 04/09/2019
ISBN: 9781452159195