What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature.
Inspired by the song’s simple message, Kadir sought to capture the joy of living in and engaging with the world. Most importantly, he wished to portray the world as a child might see it—vast and beautiful.
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Nelson uses the old spiritualâ€”offered here, astonishingly, in its first singleton, illustrated edition, though it's available in many collectionsâ€”as a springboard to celebrate family togetherness.| Read Full Review of He's Got the Whole World in H...
Nelson uses the old spiritual—offered here, astonishingly, in its first singleton, illustrated edition, though it's available in many collections—as a springboard to celebrate family togetherness.May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of He's Got the Whole World in H...
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