“We’re Going to be Friends” is available here: thirdmanstore.com/catalog/product/view/id/3333/s/we-re-going-to-be-friends/
“We’re Going to be Friends” is one of The White Stripes most enduring and loved songs. With the help of illustrator Elinor Blake (aka April March), the perennial favorite feels right at home on the page as a hardcover children’s picture book. Available at bookstores everywhere 11/21/2017, now children, adults, and you, too, can join Suzy Lee as she goes to school with her books and pens, looks for bugs, shows and tells, and finds a friend. For more information about the WE’RE GOING TO BE FRIENDS children’s book please visit thirdmanbooks.com/books/friends/
Jack White is a twelve-time Grammy-winning musician, producer, and actor. He is best known for his work in the bands The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, and as a solo artist. In 2009 he also founded his own record label, Third Man Records.
Elinor Blake, a.k.a. singer/songwriter April March, is a Disney trained animator first hired at age eighteen by Paul Reubens for Pee Wee’s Playhouse, in a studio so large there was rollerskating around the drawing boards after hours. She then went on to work with some of the best known artists and directors in movies and television, among them Ralph Bakshi, Quentin Tarantino, Nick Park, and John Kricfalusi. She’s animated everything from Coke to Crest Toothpaste and everyone from Ren & Stimpy to Bugs Bunny, not to mention Frank Zappa (whom she just mentioned). This is her first children’s book.
‘We’re Going to Be Friends’ (Third Man Books, 2017)
Written by Jack White
Illustrated by Elinor Blake
Animation by Tristan McNatt
“We’re Going to be Friends”
Performed by the Woodstation Elementary School Singers
Directed by Kevin Lane and Jeanna Vaughn
Recorded in the Blue Room, Third Man Records, Nashville, Tennessee