[[ Prime ]] Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended) Author Javaka Steptoe – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended) Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardJean Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage style paintings rocketed to fame in the s 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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