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Duke Ellington

Author: Mike Venezia
Publisher: Chicago : Children's Press, [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of the internationally acclaimed musician and composer who helped popularize jazz music. The author/illustrator of the highly successful Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists series lends his creative talents to another fun, informative series, this one featuring world-famous composers. Venezia's clever mix of historical photos, his own tongue-in-cheek cartoon illustrations, and factual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Venezia
ISBN: 0516045407 0516445405 9780516445403 9780516045405
OCLC Number: 32050602
Notes: For children in kindergarten through 3rd grade.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Mike Venezia.

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Traces the life of the internationally acclaimed musician and composer who helped popularize jazz music. The author/illustrator of the highly successful Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists series lends his creative talents to another fun, informative series, this one featuring world-famous composers. Venezia's clever mix of historical photos, his own tongue-in-cheek cartoon illustrations, and factual biographical text combine to present the composers as they really were.

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