If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong

Roxane Orgill (Author) Leonard Jenkins (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
August 25, 2002
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.98 X 0.15 X 9.82 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618250769
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About the Author

Roxane Orgill played the violin as a child and concentrated on music history and theory in college and graduate school. She has been a music critic for more than twenty years, writing for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Bergen County (New Jersey) Record, the Milwaukee Journal, and Billboard. She is also the author of the picture book If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong. Ms. Orgill lives with her husband and young daughter in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Leonard Jenkins received his B.F.A. from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He is the illustrator of Sunflower Island by Carol Greene, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. Mr. Jenkins lives in New York City.

Reviews

"Orgill tells the story of a boy overcoming incredible odds to achieve his dream, without becoming too dark, maudlin or even overly hopeful, and Jenkins's dark palette looks the way jazz sounds." Publishers Weekly, Starred