WorldCat Identities

Dillon, Diane

Overview
Works: 218 works in 780 publications in 8 languages and 85,369 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Picture books  Fairy tales  Poetry  History  Stories in rhyme  Novels in verse  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Book designer, Author, Editor, Artist, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Diane Dillon
 
Most widely held works by Diane Dillon
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

57 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the meaning of mosquito's buzz
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 4,460 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 )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 3,899 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. A group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,218 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 )

8 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
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 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the harsh reality of slavery and chronicles the dramatic journeys toward freedom undertaken by African American slaves
The tale of the mandarin ducks by Katherine Paterson( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,626 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,464 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 )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 2,186 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
The people could fly : the picture book by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away
Who's in Rabbit's house? : a Masai tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,973 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,927 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 )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,885 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
Honey, I love : and other love poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titles include "I Look Pretty," "Fun," "Riding on the Train," "Harriet Tubman," and "By Myself."
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., as they were presented in his "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963
The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,733 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
Jazz on a Saturday night by Leo Dillon( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,697 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
To every thing there is a season : verses from Ecclesiastes by Leo Dillon( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,694 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
Mother Goose : numbers on the loose by Leo Dillon( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,503 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 1,421 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The people could fly : American Black folktales
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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
Alternative Names
Diane Dillon American illustrator

Diane Dillon Amerikaans illustratrice

Dillon, Diane 1933-

Dillon, Diane Sorber 1933-

Dillon Mrs. Leo

Sorber, Diane 1933-

Sorber, Diane Clare 1933-

딜런, 다이안 1933-

딜런, 다이앤 1933-

딜런, 다이언 1933-

딜론, 다아안 1933-

딜론, 다이앤 1933-

ダイアン, レオ

ディロン, ダイアン

ディロン, ディアヌ

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