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Dillon, Leo

Overview
Works: 247 works in 656 publications in 3 languages and 79,924 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Picture books  Paraphrases 
Roles: Illustrator, Designer, Book designer, Creator, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, [E]
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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the meaning of mosquito's buzz
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove ( Book )
18 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 4,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis ( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael's love for his one-hundred-year-old great-great-aunt, who lives with his family, leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all of Aunt Dew's old things
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways
The tale of the mandarin ducks by Katherine Paterson ( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pair of mandarin ducks, separated by a cruel lord who wishes to possess the drake for his colorful beauty, reward a compassionate couple who risk their lives to reunite the ducks
Aïda by Leontyne Price ( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles think of that! by Leo Dillon ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In illustrations and rhyme describes the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in
Two little trains by Margaret Wise Brown ( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West
The people could fly : the picture book by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world. A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. A must for mythology shelves
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In eighteenth-century West Africa, a boy raised by his blacksmith father and the Mother Elements--Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth--is captured and taken to America as a slave
To every thing there is a season : verses from Ecclesiastes by Leo Dillon ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season; depicts each verse with a different style of art from around the world
The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride
Jazz on a Saturday night by Leo Dillon ( Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synopsis: If you have ever been lucky enough to hear great jazz, then you will understand the pure magic of this book. Leo and Diane Dillon use bright colors and musical patterns that make music skip off the page in this toe-tapping homage to many jazz greats. From Miles Davis and Charlie Parker to Ella Fitzgerald, here is a dream team sure to knock your socks off. Learn about this popular music form and read a biography of each player pictured-and then hear each instrument play on a specially produced CD. What's the featured song? "Jazz on a Saturday Night," written and recorded to accompany this book
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
Mother Goose : numbers on the loose by Leo Dillon ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."
Northern lullaby by Nancy White Carlstrom ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child says goodnight to the natural world and all those that occupy it. A young Native American narrator speaks to the world of nature he holds so dear-Papa Star, Mama Moon-and bids the creatures of nature to rest until morning
The sorcerer's apprentice by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvia, the new apprentice to the great magician Tattibo, steals one of his spells to complete an impossible task and accidentally creates chaos
 
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Alternative Names
Dillon, Lionel John 1933-
Dillon, Lionel John 1933-2012
Dillon, Lionel John 1933-2012 Jr
Dillon, Lionel John, Jr., 1933-2012
ディロン, レオ
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