Summertime from Porgy and Bess / by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; paintings by Mike Wimmer.
- Standardized Title:
- Porgy and Bess. Summertime
- [1st ed.]
- [New York, New York] : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [©1999].
- S & S Books for young readers.
S & S Books for young readers.
 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, music ; 29 cm.
- Operas -- Excerpts.
- Childrens subjects:
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York (City)
- 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.
- Illustrations by Mike Wimmer.
- 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:
- 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.
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