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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington( )
Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Illustrator: Pinkney, Brian
ISBN:978-0-7868-1420-6
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Hyperion Books for Children
Imprint:Jump at the Sun
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

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

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Music
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.125 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds
Author Biography
Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Brian Pinkney, author and illustrator, was born August 28, 1961. He has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations, three Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, and in 1997, he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his book, The Adventures of Sparrowboy. He has also won two Caldecott Honor awards for his illustrations with the books: The Faithful Friend, by Robert D. San Souci, and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Pinkney primarily uses the scratchboard illustrative technique with most of his books.

Pinkney lives with his wife, Andrea, and their children in Brooklyn, New York.

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