Jazz ABZ (Hardcover)
An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits with Art Print
Candlewick, 9780763634346, 76pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2007
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The award-winning book by celebrated jazz composer Wynton Marsalis is now available with an exclusive art print by illustrator Paul Rogers.
Featured on National Public Radio’s ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
Winner of a Bologna Ragazzi Award
A Norman Sugarman Honor Book for Excellence in Children’s Biography
An International Reading Association Children’s Book Award Winner
Winner of a Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry
Four starred reviews (BOOKLIST, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)
Back matter includes biographical sketches, notes on the poetic forms, and information about the author and the illustrator.
About the Author
Paul Rogers has created everything from billboard portraits at Dodger Stadium to a silkscreen portrait of Wynton Marsalis for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. He lives in Pasadena, California.
Praise For Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits with Art Print…
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Fans of poetry, jazz, and modern art will love this book. . . . Every page is a delight to behold.
—School Library Journal (starred review)
At last: a jazz book that thrillingly, exhilaratingly, palpitatingly GETS it.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
This striking book combines beautiful design, gorgeous illustrations, and remarkably clever text.
—Booklist (starred review)