Jazz

Walter Dean Myers (Author) Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
September 01, 2006
Pages
44
Dimensions
9.7 X 11.6 X 0.4 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823415458
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About the Author

Walter Dean Myers (1937 - 2014) was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He was one of the premier authors of books for children, and received numerous awards including the Michael L. Printz award and the Coretta Scott King Award.

Christopher Myers is a writer and fine artist, but he is best known for his award-winning picture books, such as the Caldecott and Coretta Scott King honor book Harlem, written by his father, and his own Black Cat, which also received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award. He lives and works in New York City.

Reviews

β˜… "A welcome addition to the literature of jazz."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

β˜… "[A] mesmerizing verbal and visual riff on a uniquely American art form." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

β˜… "An absolutely airtight melding of words and pictures that is perfectly accessible to a younger audience." --Booklist, Starred Review

"Readers will find music coming irresistibly into their heads." --The Horn Book