April 7: Billie Holiday: MISTER AND LADY DAY: BILLIE HOLIDAY AND THE DOG WHO LOVED HER
Billie Holiday, singer, African American
April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959
MISTER AND LADY DAY by Amy Novesky Illustrated by Vaness Brantley Newton
Billie Holiday was a famous Blues singer, nicknamed lady Day. Lady Day always had a house full of dogs, but one dog was a particular favorite. Mister, a boxer, often traveled with her and waited off stage for her when she performed.
Learn more about Billie Holiday’s life at www.billieholiday.com