About the BookProfiles thirty-five prominent men in African American history, including James Armistead Lafayette, Thurgood Marshall, Alvin Ailey, and Leland Melvin.
Book SynopsisAuthor-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.
Review Quotes* Inspiring and healing as it educates, this volume belongs beside its companion on every bookshelf.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review * Inventors, authors, musicians, activists and others come to life.--Shelf Awareness, starred review * This striking book will resonate with readers in search of biographies of pioneering black men in history.--School Library Journal, starred review Praise for Little Legends:
About The AuthorVashti Harrison, is the #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History and Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World. She is an artist and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her BA in studio art and media studies from the University of Virginia and her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There, she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love of both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.