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Dillon, Leo

Overview
Works: 253 works in 691 publications in 10 languages and 78,568 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Designer, Book designer, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
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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 9 languages and held by 6,260 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!
The people could fly : American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 5,860 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
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,335 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 )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,851 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
Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles - think of that! by Leo Dillon( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,479 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 2,263 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
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2,219 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
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 2,017 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 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West
Never forgotten by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eighteenth-century West Africa, a boy raised by his blacksmith father and the Mother Elements--Wind, Fire, Water, and Earth--is captured and taken to America as a slave.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, 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 1,745 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 1,687 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 )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,565 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 1,513 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,471 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
The girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far North by Howard A Norman( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of illustrated Eskimo folktales. In The Man Who Married a Seagull, a lady seagull is transformed into a human so she can marry one, The Wolverine Secret is on a raven who stole the sun and the moon, while in the title story a food shortage threatens a village when a girl stops dreaming of geese, because geese only arrive if she dreams of them. Based on decades of research and extended collaboration with Inuit storytellers, award-winning author Howard Norman's masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales invite readers on a unique story--journey from Siberia and Alaska to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland. Dramatic illustrations inspired by stonecut art of the Inuit people capture the beauty and mystery of these stories as they carry us--sometimes laughing, sometimes crying--from village to village over taiga, tundra, snow plains, and the iceberg-filled sea
Northern lullaby by Nancy White Carlstrom( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child says goodnight to the natural world and all those that occupy it
Moses' ark : stories from the Bible by Alice Bach( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Bible stories from the familiar tales of Adam and Eve and Noah's ark to lesser-known stories such as Jotham's fable and Saul's metting with the medium at Endor
 
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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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The people could fly : American Black folktalesAshanti to Zulu : African traditionsThe hundred penny boxHer stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true talesRap a tap tap : here's Bojangles - think of that!AïdaMany thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedomWho's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale