Item description for Mandela: From the Life of the South African Statesman by Floyd Cooper...
Overview From his childhood in the South African countryside to his election as the first black president in South Africa's history, Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life is recounted for young readers. Full color.
Publishers Description Few figures have inspired as much respect or admiration as Nelson Mandela. From his childhood in the South African countryside, to his election as the first black president in South Africa's history, Mandela's extra-ordinary life is a story of courage, persistence, hope and belief. Celebrated author/artist Floyd Cooper delivers "a forceful, credible picture of a strong and deeply devoted statesman" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).
Citations And Professional Reviews Mandela: From the Life of the South African Statesman by Floyd Cooper has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 778
Publishers Weekly - 12/13/1999 page 85
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 362
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 515
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Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11" Width: 8.6" Height: 0.1" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 24, 2000
Publisher Putnam Juvenile
ISBN 0698118162 ISBN13 9780698118164 UPC 051488006992
Availability 0 units.
More About Floyd Cooper
Floyd Cooper (www.floydcooper.com) always dreamed of becoming an artist, and he has now illustrated dozens of books for children, including Jump! (From the Life of Michael Jordan), Back of the Bus, and Max and the Tag-Along Moon. He received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land.He lives in New Jersey with his family. Follow him on Twitter @floydcooper4.
Floyd Cooper currently resides in West Orange, in the state of New Jersey.