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Dillon, Leo

Works: 230 works in 666 publications in 9 languages and 80,359 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Picture books  Paraphrases 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Designer, Book designer, Other, 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 )
45 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 5,796 libraries worldwide
Reveals the meaning of mosquito's buzz
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 4,515 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 3,951 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 3,427 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 2,938 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 )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
Portrays the harsh reality of slavery and chronicles the dramatic journeys toward freedom undertaken by African American slaves
The tale of the mandarin ducks by Katherine Paterson( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,705 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 2,336 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 2,293 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 )
17 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 2,094 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 )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
Two little trains, one streamline, 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 1,946 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bare their pain, sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allow them to fly away
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,893 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
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 1,812 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 1,787 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,688 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 1,523 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 1,518 libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."
The sorcerer's apprentice by Nancy Willard( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,194 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 1,192 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
ディロン, レオ
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