WorldCat Identities

Dillon, Leo

Overview
Works: 257 works in 792 publications in 10 languages and 82,699 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Fairy tales  Novels in verse  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Designer, Book designer, Creator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
Publication Timeline
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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

56 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit, and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 3,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael's love for his one-hundred-year-old great-great-aunt, who lives with his family, leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all of Aunt Dew's old things
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways
The tale of the mandarin ducks by Katherine Paterson( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of mandarin ducks, separated by a cruel lord who wishes to possess the drake for his colorful beauty, reward a compassionate couple who risk their lives to reunite the ducks
Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles--think of that! by Leo Dillon( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In illustrations and rhyme, describes the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time
Aïda by Leontyne Price( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in
Two little trains by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West
The people could fly : the picture book by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bare their pain, sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allow them to fly away
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in West Africa, here is a lyrical story-in-verse about a young black boy who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, which will remind children that their slave ancestors should never be forgotten, and that family is more important than anything else
The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this African American retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin," Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride
To every thing there is a season : verses from Ecclesiastes by Leo Dillon( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season; depicts each verse with a different style of art from around the world
Jazz on a Saturday night by Leo Dillon( Recording )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: If you have ever been lucky enough to hear great jazz, then you will understand the pure magic of this book. Leo and Diane Dillon use bright colors and musical patterns that make music skip off the page in this toe-tapping homage to many jazz greats. From Miles Davis and Charlie Parker to Ella Fitzgerald, here is a dream team sure to knock your socks off. Learn about this popular music form and read a biography of each player pictured-and then hear each instrument play on a specially produced CD. What's the featured song? "Jazz on a Saturday Night," written and recorded to accompany this book
Honey, I love : and other love poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titles include "I Look Pretty," "Fun," "Riding on the Train," "Harriet Tubman," and "By Myself."
Mother Goose : numbers on the loose by Leo Dillon( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
Northern lullaby by Nancy White Carlstrom( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child says goodnight to the natural world and all those that occupy it
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The people could fly : American Black folktales
Alternative Names
Dillon, Lionel John 1933-

Dillon, Lionel John 1933-2012

Dillon, Lionel John 1933-2012 Jr

Dillon, Lionel John, Jr., 1933-2012

Leo Dillon American illustrator

Leo Dillon Amerikaans illustrator (1933-2012)

딜런, 레오 1933-

딜런, 리오 1933-

딜론, 레오 1933-

ディロン, レオ

狄伦, 李欧

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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditionsThe people could fly : American Black folktalesThe hundred penny boxHer stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true talesMany thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedomThe tale of the mandarin ducksRap a tap tap : here's Bojangles--think of that!Aïda