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Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book

15 Jul 10 - 10:53 PM (#2945929)
Subject: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Guy Wolff

Hello all . An old friend of mine, Gordon Titcomb has had a song made into a kids book .. Arlo Guthrie who Gordon has played with for years wrote a nice forward .. I will add a link to a video clip of the song and some of Wendell Miner's pictures . A great idea that has made a wonderful kids book .

All the best to all here .

http://us.macmillan.com/BookCustomPage.aspx?isbn=9781596431645&m_type=2&m_contentid=1782497#video


16 Jul 10 - 10:47 PM (#2946515)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Beer

Any relation to Brent?
ad.


16 Jul 10 - 11:56 PM (#2946537)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: GUEST,Janet

Nice! The book will make a great gift for my grands. Wendell Minor has done some wonderful book covers as well as book illustrations.


17 Jul 10 - 10:56 PM (#2946973)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Guy Wolff

They are a wonderful combination !!!! Gordon and Wendell are friends from the same town here in Connecticut . Gordon has played music with a lot of the greats . I am hoping this bok dose well for both of them .


17 Jul 10 - 10:58 PM (#2946975)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Beer

Any relation to Brent??


18 Jul 10 - 07:29 AM (#2947056)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: GUEST,Gordon Titcomb

Hi, Thanks for the post Guy!

I am probably a not too distant relation to Brent....Brent's son, Liam, and I were playing at the Ontario Folk Festival a couple years back and met each other for the first time in an elevator at the hotel where the performers were staying....we saw each other's name badges and kinda cracked up.... I'll try to find some pics of the two of us together from that festival... there is a strong "Titcomb Family" resemblance.

www.gordontitcomb.com


18 Jul 10 - 07:47 AM (#2947063)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Beer

I first heard Brent singing on the radio back in the seventies I do believe. I was able to get his co-ordinance and wrote him for a vinyl. I received it with a beautiful note included. I think I still have it somewhere.
Thank you for answering my question and the very best with your book .
Adrien


17 Aug 10 - 09:03 AM (#2967066)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Guy Wolff

I just read this and thought I would add it to this thread ::


Gordon Titcomb      ><>><>    The American Booksellers Association just
released their Fall Picks for independent book stores: "The Autumn 2010
Children's Indie Next List Preview" features The Last Train by Gordon M.
Titcomb: "You can almost hear the train's whistle from these
expressive, beautifully rendered paintings by Wendell Minor that capture...
the magnificence of that dying steel behemoth -- the steam train. Gordon
Titcomb's song is a sad refrain for the life that was centered around
those engines. Rail enthusiasts -- and others -- will rejoice in this
evocative pairing." -- Maureen Palacios, Once Upon a Time,
Montrose, CA


29 Dec 10 - 07:27 PM (#3063510)
Subject: RE: Gordon Titcomb's song made kids book
From: Guy Wolff

So the book is out and a huge success already !! . Its in its second printing with a New York Times rave Last week .. Have a look at the clip on you tube for the fun of it .. All the best , Guy


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3caJkMjGLiw