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Ella Fitzgerald began her life as a singer on the stage of the Apollo Theater when she was just seventeen years old Her rich voice and vocal innovations brought her fame and a remarkable career than spanned half a century and won her generations of fans around the world Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney has told Ella s inspiring story in the voice of Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan whose imagined narrative sings with the infectious rhythms of scat Two time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney s dramatic perspectives and fantastical images offer a jazzy improvisation all their own