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Dillon, Diane

Works: 196 works in 678 publications in 10 languages and 82,828 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Book designer, Author, Editor, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
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Publications about Diane Dillon
Publications by Diane Dillon
Most widely held works about Diane Dillon
Most widely held works by Diane Dillon
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
56 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 6,264 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit, and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 5,837 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
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,510 libraries worldwide
Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,319 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 )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,882 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 2,710 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 )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,669 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
Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles - think of that! by Leo Dillon( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,472 libraries worldwide
In illustrations and rhyme describes the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time
Aïda by Leontyne Price( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 2,248 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
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
21 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
Rabbit has a problem because someone is inside her house and won't let her in
Two little trains by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,964 libraries worldwide
Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,907 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. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride
To every thing there is a season : verses from Ecclesiastes by Leo Dillon( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,731 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
Jazz on a Saturday night by Leo Dillon( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,689 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
Honey, I love : and other love poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
Titles include "I Look Pretty," "Fun," "Riding on the Train," "Harriet Tubman," and "By Myself."
Mother Goose : numbers on the loose by Leo Dillon( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,465 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
The sorcerer's apprentice by Nancy Willard( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Sylvia, the new apprentice to the great magician Tottibo, steals one of his spells to complete an impossible task and accidentally creates chaos
Northern lullaby by Nancy White Carlstrom( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
A child says goodnight to the natural world and all those that occupy it
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Alternative Names
Diane Dillon American illustrator
Diane Dillon Amerikaans illustratrice
Dillon, Diane 1933-
Dillon, Diane Sorber 1933-
Dillon Mrs. Leo
Sorber, Diane 1933-
Sorber, Diane Clare 1933-
딜런, 다이안 1933-
딜런, 다이앤 1933-
딜런, 다이언 1933-
딜론, 다아안 1933-
딜론, 다이앤 1933-
ダイアン, レオ
ディロン, ダイアン
ディロン, ディアヌ
English (260)
Japanese (10)
Chinese (6)
Korean (4)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
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