Bird & Diz

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Bird & Diz

by Gary Golio

Illustrations by Ed Young

First Release:

June 2015

Other Release:

July 2016

ISBN: 9780763666606

“They take turns, tossing notes back and forth like jugglers.” In this accordion book, Charlie “Bird” Parker and John “Dizzy” Gillespie create a fun, faster kind of jazz called bebop. Afterword. Discography. Black-and-white photograph of Charlie “Bird” Parker and John “Dizzy” Gillespie. Full-color illustrations done in pastel, gouache, and sumi ink.

  • ISBN: 9780763666606
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 52
    Trim Size: 9 9/16" x 8 3/8"
    Dewey Classification: 781.65/5
    Awards & Honors: SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, K–2
    2016 CCBC Choices–The Arts
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Arts
    Genre: Nonfic
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