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Radiant Child : The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
by Javaka Steptoe


Overview - Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen.
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Overview
Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message that art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316213882
  • ISBN-10: 0316213888
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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