Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Illustrated by Brian Pinkney. Published by Hyperion.


Boldly harmonious scratchboard art is perfectly attuned to the Duke's life story and his "hot buttered bop" music. A 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
1999 - Selection(s)