Tongue-in-cheek humor and whimsical illustrations let children see musicians and composers as real people. This book traces the life of Duke Ellington. Tongue-in-cheek humor and whimsical illustrations let children see composers as real people with entertaining childhood anecdotes.
This revised version
includes the following new features:
- A timeline of the composers's life
- A map highlighting important places in the composers's life
- A fun quiz that provides more historical information and tests the child's knowledge
- A glossary and an index
Of course, listening to the music is essential; recordings by Ellington are readily available as downloads from popular download sources. Paperback, 40 pages. Ages 6+.
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