|Illustrated By:||Eliopoulos, Christopher|
|By (author):||Meltzer, Brad|
|Series:||Ordinary People Change World|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / General|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American|
|Publisher:||Dial Books for Young Readers|
|Size:||6.00in x 6.00in|
|From The Publisher*||The littlest readers can learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.|
This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great-the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. In this new board book format, the very youngest readers can learn about one of America's icons in the series's signature lively, conversational way. The short text focuses on drawing inspiration from these iconic heroes, and includes an interactive element and factual tidbits that young kids will be able to connect with. This volume tells the story of Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader.
|Biographical Note||Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Escape Artist and a number of other suspense novels. He is also the host of the History Channel television shows Brad Meltzer's Decoded and Brad Meltzer's Lost History (in which he helped find the missing 9/11 flag). He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.|
Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including Cosmic Commandos, Monster Mayhem, Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius, Pet Avengers, and Cow Boy, all of which he wrote and illustrated. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their identical twin sons (when the boys are home from college).