Roxane Orgill came to writing books through journalism. She worked as a freelance music critic for over twenty years before starting her first children’s book about Louis Armstrong (If I Only Had a Horn, 1997). Orgill is a graduate of the University of Illinois and King’s College London. She lives with her husband and son in New York. For more, visit her at roxaneorgill.net
Illustrated by Francis Vallejo
What happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can for a photo in 1950s Harlem?
"...alive with the presence and skill of the musicians...Beyond being a glorious tribute to these jazz greats...[this] is also a phenomenal debut for Vallejo, whose dynamic acrylic and pastel images bring readers into the heart of the action of a day like no other." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Released May 23, 2017