Great Lives in Graphics: Mandela is a graphic retelling of Mandela's story which gives
children a visual snapshot of his life and long fight for freedom, while
educating them on everything from the history of racial segregation to the
importance of equality.
You may already know that Nelson Mandela ended
apartheid in South Africa and became the country's first Black president, but
did you know that he used brilliant disguises to avoid being captured by his
enemies? Or that he loved boxing? 15th December 2023 marks the 10 year anniversary of the passing of this global icon and Nobel prize winner.
Great Lives in
reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolor,
presenting 250+ fascinating facts in a new and exciting
way. It takes the essential dates and achievements of
each person's life, mixes them with lesser-known facts and trivia, and
uses infographics to show them in a fresh visual way that
is genuinely engaging for children and young adults. The result
is a colorful, fascinating and often surprising representation of that person's
life, work and legacy. Using timelines, maps, repeated motifs and
many more beautiful and informative illustrations, readers learn not just
about the main subject of the book but also about the cultural
background of the time they lived in.