Duke Ellington

The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

By Andrea Davis Pinkney; Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
(Jump at the Sun, Paperback, 9780786814206, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 2007

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Another stunning picture book biography of a prominent twentieth-century African-American in the arts, from the creative team behind Alvin Ailey.




About the Author
Andrea Davis Pinkney is the "New York Times" best-selling author of several books for young readers, including the novel "Bird in a Box", a Today Show Al Roker Book Club for Kids pick, and "Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, "winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. Additional works include the" "Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book "Duke Ellington, " illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney; and "Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, " a Coretta Scott King Honor book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award. Andrea Davis Pinkney lives in New York City.

BRIAN PINKNEY is a celebrated picture-book illustrator who has won two Caldecott Honors. His many professional tributes also include the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors. He has collaborated with his wife, author Andrea Davis Pinkney, on several picture books including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Sleeping Cutie. The Pinkneys live in Brooklyn, New York.

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