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Don’t Stop: A Children’s Picture Book

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McVie’s classic song about keeping one’s chin up and rolling with life’s punches is beautifully adapted to an uplifting children’s book.

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What people are saying…

“Christine McVie’s lyrics paired with woodland creatures is the wholesome content we want in 2020.”
Paste Magazine

“Christine McVie’s music was truly something that impacted fans of all ages. Case in point: in 2020, the singer released an illustrated children’s book, based on the lyrics to her famous hit, ‘Don’t Stop.’ The fan-favorite song, off Fleetwood Mac’s acclaimed 1977 album Rumours, was reinterpreted as a 24-page picture book, with illustrations by Nusha Ashjaee. . . . Don’t Stop follows the story of a rabbit, who works to awaken her hibernating friends out of winter and help them welcome in spring.”
Rolling Stone

“This beautiful picture book gives adults a wonderful way to share an important song (and great lessons) with kids.”
Math Is Everywhere

“These are all songs you would hear on the radio, beautifully illustrated to share their song-stories, ideas, and cultural heritage with your children.”
Sing Books with Emily

“Overall, this book is pretty cool and I liked reading it.”
Kids’ BookBuzz, reviewed by Aaron (age 7)

“Gorgeous . . . Christine McVie’s lyrics paired with woodland creatures in Don’t Stop is truly as wondrous as it sounds.”
Exclusive Magazine

“[Christine McVie’s] song is reimagined as a rabbit’s hibernation story waiting for spring.”
Pragmatic Mom

Included in Publishers Weekly’s Children’s Galleys to Grab at Winter Institute!


Don’t Stop is the latest from LyricPop, a children’s picture book collection by LyricVerse and Akashic Books.

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow
Don’t stop, it’ll soon be here
It’ll be better than before
Yesterday’s gone, yesterday’s gone . . .”

Don’t Stop is a beautifully illustrated picture book based on Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac’s enduring anthem to optimism and patience. The song was one of the singles on Fleetwood Mac’s megahit album Rumours, which spent thirty-one weeks at number one on the Billboard charts and went on to sell over forty million copies worldwide.

With lyrics by Christine McVie and illustrations by Nusha Ashjaee, this touching picture book imagines a rabbit willing her hibernating friends out of a long and dark winter and into joyous spring. Don’t Stop is a great opportunity for fans of Christine McVie and Fleetwood Mac to introduce their favorite band to their young children, and for parents looking to share a bright message in song.

• Debuting in 1977, this song is one of the most identifiable of that decade
• A classic rock radio staple
• A top-five single in the US, and one of the band’s most enduring hits
• Written by band keyboardist and vocalist Christine McVie
• Sung as duet between Christine McVie and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham
• Appears on the Grammy-winning album Rumours, which as of 2019 is the RIAA-certified tenth all-time best-selling album in the US
• It was the theme song for Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign

Read an interview with illustrator Nusha Ashjaee at Math Is Everywhere

Check out Eileen the Storyteller’s singalong of Don’t Stop at KidTime StoryTime!


Book Details

  • Hardcover: 24 pages
  • Published: 6/2/20
  • IBSN: 9781617758058
  • e-IBSN: 9781617758317


CHRISTINE McVIE is a singer/songwriter best known for her tenure as one of the lead vocalists and songwriters for the legendary rock and roll band Fleetwood Mac. Christine joined the band in 1970. Fleetwood Mac became one of the key musical narrators of the 1970s and beyond and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. In 1998, she was inducted, as a member of Fleetwood Mac, into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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NUSHA ASHJAEE is an illustrator originally from the Bay Area, now based in Brooklyn. She received her BA from California College of the Arts in writing and literature. Don’t Stop is her first picture book.

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