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In bold and vibrant colors, artist Claudia Pearson has created a dazzling group portrait of the world of indigenous peoples. Aimed at a young reader audience (ages three to eight), the page text is simple, direct, and informative, while the glossary in the back of the book provides valuable in-depth information for parents and older readers. A percentage of the profits of this book will be given to the not-for-profit foundation Cultural Survival, to aid in its efforts to defend ...

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Overview

In bold and vibrant colors, artist Claudia Pearson has created a dazzling group portrait of the world of indigenous peoples. Aimed at a young reader audience (ages three to eight), the page text is simple, direct, and informative, while the glossary in the back of the book provides valuable in-depth information for parents and older readers. A percentage of the profits of this book will be given to the not-for-profit foundation Cultural Survival, to aid in its efforts to defend the rights of indigenous people around the world.

Claudia Pearson is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer, typographer, and painter. This is her first book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884167713
  • Publisher: Umbrage Editions
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 1,443,587
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Claudia Pearson graduated with First Class Honors in Graphic Design in the UK in 1992. Disenchanted with typography she went on to work with some of the leading animation companies in London (on Beatrix Potter series and other familiar tales) and to travel round the world. She moved to New York in 1994. Nan Richardson is an editor, writer, and curator. Co-author of Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003), Havana (2002), Louise Dahl-Wolfe (2000), The White-T (1996), Drag Diaries (1995) and contributor to periodicals including The LA Times Magazine, The Boston Review of Books, Stern, Granta, Interview, Art News, Artforum, Art in America. Former editor of Aperture magazine.

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