Legendary singer Billie Holiday owned several dogs, but her favorite was a boxer named Mister. Newton's stylish illustrations keep the simply told story focused on the loving bond between the two. An Author's Note deals more directly with the singer's troubled life, and includes a little-known photo of Mister and Lady Day. Full color.
About the Author
Amy Novesky's has written several well-received picture books about famous people, including Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keeffe Painted What She Pleased, illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Ms. Novesky lives with her family in Sausalito, California. Visit her at www.amynovesky.com.
Vanessa Brantley Newton is the author-illustrator of "Let Freedom Sing" and the illustrator of "One Love" by Cedella Marley.