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Dillon, Leo

Works: 255 works in 699 publications in 11 languages and 79,861 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Designer, Book designer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
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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 6,266 libraries worldwide
Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 5,864 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 )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,522 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 3,335 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 )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,850 libraries worldwide
Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls
Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles - think of that! by Leo Dillon( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,479 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 2,263 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
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom by Virginia Hamilton( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2,217 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
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
19 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 2,022 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 )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,974 libraries worldwide
Two little trains, one streamline, 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 1,920 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 )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,774 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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,743 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 1,687 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 )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,563 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 )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,513 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 )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,469 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 )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,143 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
The girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far North by Howard A Norman( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
A collection of illustrated Eskimo folktales. In The Man Who Married a Seagull, a lady seagull is transformed into a human so she can marry one, The Wolverine Secret is on a raven who stole the sun and the moon, while in the title story a food shortage threatens a village when a girl stops dreaming of geese, because geese only arrive if she dreams of them. Based on decades of research and extended collaboration with Inuit storytellers, award-winning author Howard Norman's masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales invite readers on a unique story--journey from Siberia and Alaska to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland. Dramatic illustrations inspired by stonecut art of the Inuit people capture the beauty and mystery of these stories as they carry us--sometimes laughing, sometimes crying--from village to village over taiga, tundra, snow plains, and the iceberg-filled sea
Northern lullaby by Nancy White Carlstrom( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A child says goodnight to the natural world and all those that occupy it
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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
Leo Dillon American illustrator
Leo Dillon Amerikaans illustrator (1933-2012)
딜런, 레오 1933-
딜런, 리오 1933-
딜론, 레오 1933-
ディロン, レオ
狄伦, 李欧
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