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



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    List Price: $17.99 (store prices may vary)
    Format: Hardcover
    Classification: Children’s
    Page Count: 40
    ISBN13: 9780316213882
    Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    Publisher: Hachette Book Group
    Parent Company: Hachette Livre

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    A visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe.

    Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work 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 and art doesn’t always have to be neat or clean—and definitely not inside the lines—to be beautiful.

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