For the past decade, Katy Perry has been a visible part of the pop music scene. However, fans may be surprised to learn that despite the themes of some of Perry's early songs, she grew up in a conservative family. This and other fun facts about Perry's life are presented to readers alongside annotated quotes from the famous singer and those who know her best. With the release of her album Witness, Perry has shifted her focus to songs that explore deeper emotions and issues. Full-color photographs and a detailed timeline give readers a glimpse at the real Katy Perry.