Mister And Lady Day: Billie Holiday And The Dog Who Loved Her by Amy NoveskyMister And Lady Day: Billie Holiday And The Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky

Mister And Lady Day: Billie Holiday And The Dog Who Loved Her

byAmy NoveskyIllustratorVanessa Brantley Newton

Paperback | January 3, 2017

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Billie Holiday-also known as Lady Day-had fame, style, a stellar voice, gardenias in her hair, and lots of dogs. She had a coat-pocket poodle, a beagle, Chihuahuas, a Great Dane, and more, but her favorite was a boxer named Mister. Mister was always there to bolster her courage, even at her legendary appearance at New York's Carnegie Hall. Stylish illustrations keep the story focused on the bond between Holiday and her dog. An author's note addresses the singer's troubled life, and includesa little-known photo of Mister and Lady Day!
Amy Novesky has written several well-received picture books including Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keeffe Painted What She Pleased, illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Ms. Novesky lives with her family in Sausalito, California. Visit her online at www.amynovesky.com . Vanessa Brantley Newton is the author-illustrator of Le...
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Title:Mister And Lady Day: Billie Holiday And The Dog Who Loved HerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.11 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054480905X

ISBN - 13:9780544809055

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True to Billie Holiday's life and music, the rhythmic free verse and bright pictures mix joy and melancholy in this picture-book introduction to the great blues singer, known as Lady Day." - Booklist "By highlighting Lady Day's affectionate relationship with Mister, Novesky and Newton invite readers to admire the illustrious singer in a sparkling new light." - Kirkus "This introduction to the jazz great has tons of kid appeal." - School Library Journal "Both text and art capture the sweet bond between Holiday and her beloved animals." - Publishers Weekly "