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Review of ‘Bird & Diz’

When Charlie “Bird” Parker and John “Dizzy” Gillespie played music together in the 1940s, they forged a new kind of music—bebop. Gary Golio’s new picture book, with exuberant illustrations by Ed Young, is a lively tribute to the form.

“Salt Pea-nuts! Salt Pea-nuts!” the book opens. Readers who go with the flow enter a world…

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