Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her

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Product Details
Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.2 X 11.0 X 0.3 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780152058067

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About the Author
Amy Novesky's lyrical writing makes true stories about singers and artists come to life. She lives in Sausalito, California. Visit her website at www.amynovesky.com.

Vanessa Brantley Newton is the author-illustrator of many picture books. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Visit her website at www.oohlaladesignstudio.blogspot.com.

Reviews

"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
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