Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
  

Life Doesn't Frighten Me

Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by

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Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou

i>Shadows on the wallNoises down the hallLife doesn't frighten me at all Maya 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.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.In this brilliant introduction to poetry and contemporary art, brief biographies of Angelou and Basquiat accompany the text and artwork, focusing on the strengths they took from their lives and brought to their work. 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.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Maya Angelou
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Publisher

Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc

Publication date

28th October 1993

ISBN

9781556702884


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