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Great Lives in Graphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolour, presenting 250+ fascinating facts in a new and exciting way.
Great Lives in Graphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolour, 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 colourful, 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 in which they lived.
Great Lives in Graphics Frida Kahlo
Great Lives in Graphics: Frida Kahlo is a graphic retelling of Kahlo’s story which gives children a colourful snapshot of her life and the world in which she grew up, whilst educating them on everything from the Mexican revolution to the importance of self-belief.
You may already know that Frida Kahlo was an artist, but did you know she lived in a bright blue house? Or that she owned two pet spider monkeys?
Frida’s inspiring life story has gone on to cement her reputation not only in the art world but also as a feminist icon. The graphic retelling gives children a visual snapshot of her life and the world in which she lived while educating them on everything from Mexican history to how her life influenced and informed her art.
Frida Kahlo has empowered millions of women around the world to believe in themselves and their creativity, and while her first solo exhibition in Mexico was held just months before her death, her masterpieces have gone on to be exhibited all over the world.
- Introduction: an inspirational overview of their life, highlighting obstacles faced and the tenacity required to overcome them.
- Timeline spread: charting their life from birth to death and including major world events, putting their story in historical context.
- Family outline: early family life and experiences in education, relating them to similar questions and challenges children face today.
- Geographical overview: map showing the important places that feature in their lives, for example where they were born, worked, lived and died.
- Glossary: helping children to expand their vocabulary.
Where can you buy the Great Lives in Graphics Frida Kahlo book?
The Great Lives in Graphics Frida Kahlo’s book is available to buy from Amazon and all other good book retailers in Hardback and Kindle Edition.
Other Great Lives in Graphics Books
- Martin Luther King Jr
- Stephen Hawking
- Jane Austen
- Nikola Tesla
- Albert Einstein
- Anne Frank
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