Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa
Ella Fitzgerald began her life as a singer on the stage of the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem when she was just seventeen years old. Her rich voice and vocal innovations brought her fame and a remarkable career that spanned half a century and won her generations of fans around the world.
Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney has told Ella's inspiring story in the voice of Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan whose imagined narrative sings with the infectious rhythms of scat. Two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney's dramatic perspectives and fantastical images offer a jazzy improvisation all their own.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hart0521 - LibraryThing
Great history lesson on Ella Fitzgerald. Easy to read for children who are wanting to know who Ella is. Would also be a great text to read in a classroom during a biography lesson. Great illustration work done by Brian Pinkney. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tstato1 - LibraryThing
SUMMARY This book chronicles the life of Ella Fitzgerald, the famous jazz singer. It begins with her time as a child, aspiring to be a dancer. It shares how she became famous as a singer and how her ... Read full review