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Frances Lincoln Publisher
27 June 2018
Children's & Educational; History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA); People & places (Children's&YA)
Two great-grandchildren ask their grandmother 15 questions about the man they remember as Grandad, and the world remembers as Nelson Mandela, the global icon of peace and forgiveness who spent 27 years in prison. They learn that he was a freedom fighter who put down his weapons for the sake of peace, and who then became the President of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize-winner. They learn that they can continue his legacy in the world today. Seen through a child's perspective, and authored jointly by his great-grandchildren and daughter, this amazing story is told as never before to celebrate what would have been Nelson's Mandela 100th birthday.
By:   Ambassador Zindzi Mandela, Zazi and Ziwelene Mandela, Zondwa Mandela
Illustrated by:   Sean Qualls
Imprint:   Frances Lincoln Publisher
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Illustrated Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 235mm, 
ISBN:   9781786031365
ISBN 10:   1786031361
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   27 June 2018
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Zindzi Mandela is the youngest daughter of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela. She was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa. Educated in South Africa and Swaziland, Zindzi spent many years involved in South Africa's freedom struggle and has embraced roles in the arts, philanthropy and business. She is currently serving as South Africas ambassador to Denmark, and lives in Copenhagen. Zazi Mandela (5) and Ziwelene Mandela (6) are Nelson Mandela's great-grandchildren. They live in Cape Town with their parents. Sean Qualls is an award winning, Brooklyn-based, children's book illustrator, artist and author. He has illustrated a number of highly acclaimed books for children. He has also created the art for Dizzy by Jonah Winter and Skit Scat Raggedy Cat by Roxane Orgill. His work has received two Blue Ribbon citations from the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Qualls has created illustrations for magazines, newspapers and advertisements and his work has been shown in galleries in New York and across the country.

Reviews for Grandad Mandela

...beautiful and inspiring... A gorgeous and personal tribute to Mandela's legacy. -Kirkus Reviews * Kirkus Reviews * ...profoundly moving... * Publishers Weekly *


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