Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Written and Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a ground-breaking artist in New York City in the 1980s who challenged the art world and audiences with his street graffiti-influenced work. This book explores his childhood and how his eye for beauty and art in all things was innate even as a young boy.

Age Range 6 - 10 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
40
Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Grade Level 1st - 5th
ISBN
9780316213882
Lexile 1050
Themes