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Maya Angelou

LIFE DOESN'T FRIGHTEN ME

"Children from the age 4 and up will find much wisdom in this deceptively simple poem and great fun in the energy, humor, and child-like forthrightness of Basquiat's paintings.

They will also catch a glimpse of the tougher, more demanding side of life, for the poem and the paintings present images of some dark forces everyone must overcome to avoid being frightened by life. That note of honesty gives these pairings a special interest, and for that reason the book should appeal to readers and art lovers of all ages"

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