Little People Big Dreams Jean-Michel Basquiat by Vegara
Part of the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series,Jean-Michel Basquiattells the inspiring story of this pioneering American artist.
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.
Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father. When he was eight and recovering from an accident in bed, his mother gave him a copy ofGray's Anatomy, which sparked his interest in the human form. As a teenager, he gained recognition as part of the graffito duo SAMO that spray-painted cryptic messages and images around the landscape of Manhattan's Lower East Side. He eventually made his way to the New York gallery scene and on to international acclaim. This moving book featuresstylish and quirky illustrationsandextra facts at the back, including abiographical timelinewith historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant artist's life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSis abest-selling series of books and educational gamesthatexplore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offersinspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.Boxed gift setsallow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding peoplewho will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!