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  • Published: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241407158
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $35.00

Little Leaders: Brave Men in Black History


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New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history.

This beautifully illustrated volume educates and inspires as it relates true stories of black men in history. Illuminating text paired with irresistible full-color art bring to life both iconic and lesser-known figures.

Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop culture icons. The men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, photographer Gordon Parks, diplomat Kofi Annan, comic book author Dwayne McDuffie, and musician Prince.

  • Pub date: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241407158
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $35.00

About the Author

Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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