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Mysterious Thelonious / Chris Raschka.

Author/Creator:
Raschka, Christopher, author.
Publication:
New York : Orchard Books, 1997.
Manufacture:
West Orange, NJ : Barton Press, Inc.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Subjects:
Monk, Thelonious -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.
Monk, Thelonious.
Monk, Thelonious.
Musicians -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans.
Jazz.
Musicians.
Musicians.
Jazz music.
African Americans -- Biography.
Childrens subjects:
Monk, Thelonious.
Musicians.
Jazz.
African Americans -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Pictorial works.
Biography.
Juvenile literature.
Jazz.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
United States New Jersey West Orange.
Summary:
Matches the tones of the diatonic scale to the values of the color wheel in presenting a portrait of the work of the Afro-American jazz musician and composer of "Mysterioso."
Participant:
Performance by Richard Allen ; Misterioso performed by Thelonious Monk ; Introduction and historical perspective by Chris Raschka.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1997 by Christopher Raschka"--title page verso.
"Printed by Barton Press, Inc."--title page verso.
"Bound by Horowitz/Rae"--title page verso.
"The text of this book is hand lettered. The illustrations are watercolor reproduced in full color"--title page verso.
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Orchard Books (Firm), publisher.
Barton Press, Inc., printer
Horowitz/Rae Book Manufacturers (New York, N.Y.), binder.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0531300579
9780531300572
0531330575
9780531330579
OCLC:
36590441
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