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Summertime from Porgy and Bess / by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; paintings by Mike Wimmer.

Author/Creator:
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Standardized Title:
Porgy and Bess. Summertime
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
[New York, New York] : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [©1999].
Series:
S & S Books for young readers.
S & S Books for young readers.
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations, music ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Operas -- Excerpts.
Childrens subjects:
Songs.
Form/Genre:
Songs.
Songs.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Paintings depict a family's routine one summer day earlier in this century. The comfort and joy of having an extended family to love and to cherish is evident in these paintings.
Participant:
Illustrations by Mike Wimmer.
Notes:
Contains score of song "Summertime" on last page.
"Book design by Heather Wood."
"The text for this book is set in Horley Old Style Semi-Bold Italic. The paintings were rendered in oil paint on linen canvas; they were inspired by the work of Winslow Homer."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Wimmer, Mike, illustrator.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. Summertime. Summertime from Porgy and Bess.
ISBN:
0689807198
9780689807190
OCLC:
45532723
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