Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
The story of Ella Fitzgerald’s musical career is told from the perspective of Scat Cat Monroe. The unlikely story-teller (a cat) tells how Fitzgerald started out as an aspiring dancer, but went on to sing at the Savoy with artists like Dizzy Gillespie. The author’s note provides even more insightful information into Fitzgerald’s life. Read more >>
Originally posted on February 22, 2021.