Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

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This 25th Anniversary Edition of Life Doesn't Frighten Me commemorates a book that combines Maya Angelou's poetry and Jean-Michel Basquiat's artwork.
Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves.

Shadows on the wall
Noises down the hall
Life doesn't frighten me at all

Angelou's strong words are matched by the daring vision of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose childlike style reveals the powerful emotions and fanciful imaginings of childhood. Together, Angelou's words and Basquiat's paintings create a place where every child, indeed every person, may experience his or her own fearlessness.

Celebrating the publication's 25 years in print, this brilliant introduction to poetry and contemporary art features brief, updated biographies of Angelou and Basquiat, an afterword from the editor, and a fresh new look. A selected bibliography of Angelou's books and a selected museum listing of Basquiat's works open the door to further inspiration through the fine arts.

- Hardcover
- Ages 6 and up
- 40 pages, 8.9 x 11 x 0.5 inches
- Illustrated throughout in color

SKU: 35994

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