The Beatles Were Fab  (and They Were Funny) by Kathleen KrullThe Beatles Were Fab  (and They Were Funny) by Kathleen Krull

The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)

byKathleen Krull, Paul BrewerIllustratorStacy Innerst

Hardcover | March 19, 2013

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 120 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Q: How do you find all this business of having screaming girls following you all over the place? George: Well, we feel flattered . . . John: . . . and flattened. When the Beatles burst onto the music scene in the early 1960s, they were just four unknown lads from Liverpool. But soon their off-the-charts talent and offbeat humor made them the most famous band on both sides of the Atlantic. Lively, informative text and expressive, quirky paintings chronicle the phenomenal rise of Beatlemania, showing how the Fab Four's sense of humor helped the lads weather everything that was thrown their way-including jelly beans.
The award-winning author Kathleen Krull and the author-illustrator Paul Brewer are a husband-and-wife team who live in San Diego, California. Visit their websites at and Stacy Innerst, illustrator of Krull and Brewer's Lincoln Tells a Joke, lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Visit hi...
Title:The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.39 inPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054750991X

ISBN - 13:9780547509914


Editorial Reviews

Kids new to the Beatles might wonder what's the ado, but put on an LP, and they'll probably start bouncing to the beat." - Booklist "Youngsters wondering why the band is still beloved by their parents and grandparents will understand after reading the many humorous anecdotes." - Horn Book "The trio behind Lincoln Tells a Joke crafts a witty chronicle of the Beatles's rise to fame, with special attention to their humor and nonchalance. . . . Readers will certainly want to hear the songs that 'changed music forever'-maybe even on vinyl." - Publishers Weekly "A fun and nostalgic look at the 1960s." - School Library Journal "Grandparents and near-retirement educators will join kids in giggling over Krull's playful jibes at the starstruck fans and may have a few stories of their own about the Fab Four." - Bulletin "