Ella Queen of Jazz
Ella Queen of Jazz
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Ella Queen of Jazz

Written and illustrated by Helen Hancocks
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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Ella Fitzgerald sang the blues and she sang them good. Ella and her fellas were on the way up! It seemed like nothing could stop her, until the biggest club in town refused to let her play… and all because of her colour. But when all hope seemed lost, little did Ella imagine that a Hollywood star would step in to help. The inspiring, true story of how a remarkable friendship between Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe was born – and how they worked together to overcome prejudice and adversity.

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    ISBN
    9781847809186
    Publication Date
    April 6, 2017
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1847809189

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