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

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe is winner of the 2017 Caldecott Medal and 2017 Coretta Scott King Award. This story is about the talented and unique artist Jean-Michael Basquiat. It does an excellent job paying tribute to such an incredible artist. The breathtaking illustrations really honor Basquiat’s work and even uses aspects of his work. This book not only tells Basquait’s story but it honors and celebrates him. This inspiring tale it recommended to children 5 and older and is especially appealing to those who like art and unique and beautiful work.

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