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Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Author: Javaka Steptoe; Little, Brown and Company,
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Emery Pratt MARC Records
Summary:
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Juvenile works
Curriculum resource
Biography
Caldecott Medal: Winner
Coretta Scott King Award (Illustator): Winner
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Javaka Steptoe; Little, Brown and Company,
ISBN: 9780316213882 0316213888
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 849509653
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2017.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 2017.
Target Audience: 1050L
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Responsibility: Javaka Steptoe.

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Visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe.  Read more...
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"Vibrantly colored, humming with energy, Javaka Steptoe's paintings evoke the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat."--Virginian-Pilot "Steptoe tells a complex story in simple child-appropriate language and Read more...

 
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