Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Disney-Hyperion | January 1, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Another stunning picture book biography of a prominent twentieth-century African-American in the arts, from the creative team behind Alvin Ailey.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.12 in

Published: January 1, 2007

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786814209

ISBN - 13: 9780786814206

Appropriate for ages: 5

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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.12 in

Published: January 1, 2007

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786814209

ISBN - 13: 9780786814206

About the Book

Now available in paperback--a swinging, vibrant picture book about jazz composer Edward Kennedy Ellington, better known as "Duke," by the award-winning creators of the popular picture book "Alvin Ailey." Full color.

From the Publisher

Another stunning picture book biography of a prominent twentieth-century African-American in the arts, from the creative team behind Alvin Ailey.

About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed picture books, works of non fiction, and novels. Her titles for middle-grade readers include Solo Girl, Raven in a Dove House, Silent Thunder, and Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor winner. She is also the author of the picture books Alvin Ailey; Duke Ellington (a Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Honor Book); and Ella Fitzgerald, each illustrated by her husband and frequent collaborator, Brian Pinkney. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, NY.

Brian Pinkney (www.brianpinkney.net) is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Books Duke Ellington and The Faithful Friend, and the Coretta Scott King Award winner In the Time of the Drums.

Appropriate for ages: 5