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DetailsNot even half a century ago America was segregated, when everything depended on the color of one’s skin. Access to schools, restaurants, parks, buses or even water fountains was segregated. And born into this segregated world was Martin Luther King Jr.The son of a black preacher, King was taught from a young age that he was equal. He deserved the same rights and freedoms as anyone. He dreams of a nation where people are not judged by the color of their skin but by their character. And he believed that dream could one day become reality.Armed with one the nonviolent teachings of Ghandi and a staunch belief that all men and women were created equal, Martin Luther King Jr. stepped to the forefront of the Civil Rights movement. Through a series of peaceful protests and marches, King captured the attention of the world… and changed the lives of millions of Americans forever.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michael Teitelbaum. As a child, Michael Teitelbaum loved baseball, radio, music and comic books. After graduating from Adelphi University, New York, with a BA in Communications. Michael worked in radio and the stressful world of advertising before joining the publishing industry as an editor of comic books and children's books and magazines. Michael is the writer and project editor of 'Breaking Barriers- In Sports, In Life', an education program of Scholastic, Inc. He has written many books based on popular characters such as Spider-Man, Superman, Batman, and Kermit, the Frog. His latest fiction includes 'The Scary States of America'. His latest non-fiction book is Jackie Robinson: Champion for Equality, a biography of the great baseball player and civil rights leader.ADAPTED BY: Lewis has been interested in cartoons, animation, and comics from a young age, and by the age of twelve, had turned to writing in that medium as an amateur. His career, however, was a far cry from his passion. At the age of twenty-four, Lewis had been eidting phonebooks for a year and a half and felt no closer to his lifelong goal of writing comic books. So, one day he decided to quit his job. Lewis then spent the next two months working day and night to write and draw his first independent comic book. Wasted Minute- it tells the story of the world without crime where superheroes are forced to work regular jobs. To cover the cost of self-publishing, he began wroking odd jobs in offices and restaurants, and started exhibiting his book at local comic book conventions. With the first issue received well, he was soon collaborating with other artists, and released four more issues over the next few years. Outside the field of comics, Lewis works as a freelance writer and reporter for a number of US Print, and online publications. He has covered everything from sports and travel to politics and culture for magazines such as Renaissance, American Health And Fitness, and Computer Bits.ABOUT THE ARTIST: Naresh Kumar- A resident of New Delhi, India. Naresh describes himself as a seeker who is continuously trying to learn as much as he can, and his art is an expression of his curiosity towards the world. A firm believer in humanity, Naresh brings an experienced hand to the drawing board, and his photo-realistic style captures the subtle emotions of hsi characters. His work features in a number of titles from Campfire, which include Robinson Crusoe, A Christmas Carol, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Frankenstein, Kidnapped, and Sinbad: The Legacy.ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: Campfire is to entertain and educate young minds by creating unique illustrated books that recount stories of human values, arouse curiosity in the world around us, and inspire with tales of great deeds of unforgettable people.
SKU Code PRK B 1174 Weight in Kg 0.0300 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789380028699 Author Name Michael Teitelbaum & Lewis Helfand. Illustrated by Naresh Kumar. Publisher Name Campfire Graphic Novels