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Christopher Myers has written and illustrated books alone and in collaboration with his father, Walter Dean Myers. His bold art has been awarded a Caldecott Honor and several Coretta Scott King Honors for illustration.
Travel with a black cat through and across an urban landscape, experiencing the rhythms and pulse of the city. Strong images are actually montages of paintings and photographs.
A lonely boy finds friendship and understanding on the roof of his city apartment. Robust paintings illustrate the eloquently told story of Jawanza and the older man who understands the pigeons the boy watches.
Stunning, bold collage illustrations carry the action in this reworking of the traditional Greek myth. Here, Icarus becomes Ikarus, a boy of color, who learns to fly in spite of the society in which he lives.
Books illustrated by Christopher Myers
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