Brain Pickings has a free Sunday digest of the week's most interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children's books, and other strands of our search for truth, beauty, and meaning. Life Doesn’t Frighten Me – Maya Angelou / Jean-Michel Basquiat, Don’t Tie That Poem To a Chair! Like a number of other celebrated “adult” poets and novelists who have also written for children — including Sylvia Plath, Mark Twain, Anne Sexton, William Faulkner, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Mary Shelley, Leo Tolstoy, Oscar Wilde, Aldous Huxley, Gertrude Stein, James Thurber, Carl Sandburg, Salman Rushdie, Ian Fleming, and Langston Hughes — so has Angelou: The 1993 gem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me (public library), conceived and edited by Sara Jane Boyers, pairs Angelou’s simple, strong words with drawings by legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose signature style of child-like fancy and colorful emotional intensity offers a perfect match for Angelou’s courageous verses. Subscribe to this free midweek pick-me-up for heart, mind, and spirit below — it is separate from the standard Sunday digest of new pieces: Fear is the enemy of creativity, the hotbed of mediocrity, a critical obstacle to mastering life. Photograph by Chester Higgins Jr./Getty. And never have to breathe. The mood is uplifting and optimistic while the tone is focused and determined. In 1993, the powerful words of African American poet, author and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou, were blended with the brave imagery of the late Multicultural American painter, Jean-Michel Basquiat, to create a stirring children’s book, titled Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. Life Doesn't Frighten Me I;ve just read this poem after a friend suggested I looked at works by Maya Angelou, Pingback: Don’t Tie That Poem To a Chair! So they fly I just smile This books publish date is Feb 06, 1993 and it has a suggested retail price of $19.95. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ 38.26 . The poem speaks on themes of overcoming fear, strength, and everyday life. 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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me Author: Maya Angelou Illustrator: Jean-Michel Basquiat Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang Age range: 4 – 8 years Story Summary: I chose this book for my debut book review because, for me, it has always served as an empowering read to begin the new year. Basquiat’s illustrations are rendered with the fright that overtakes the imaginations of so many kids, while Angelou’s words drum up the courage they need to help them live beyond the fright and terror: Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn’t frighten me at all. Life doesn't frighten me, Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Abrams. DOI: 10.2307/j.ctt13x09st.26 Corpus ID: 190585514. Angelou, date unknown. I have no staff, no interns, not even an assistant — a thoroughly one-woman labor of love that is also my life and my livelihood. I won’t cry Stock Image. Shadows on the wall This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Life Doesn't Frighten Me - Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat (Illustrator) I really can't imagine that I would have cared much for the art of Basquiat if the editor hadn't done such a fabulous job of pairing the words with the pictures. It has remained free and ad-free and alive thanks to patronage from readers. Maya Angelou’s seminal poem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me is published here in a special 25th-anniversary edition, matched for the first time with paintings by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.. I make fun 1993년 초판 발행 후 출간 25주년을 기념해 개정판으로 재탄생하였습니다. Panthers in the park Don’t show me frogs and snakes Basquiat-isms Jean-Michel Basquiat. They don’t frighten me at all. Life Doesn't Frighten Me Hardcover – Feb. 6 1993 by Maya Angelou (Author), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Author), Sara Jane Boyers (Author) & 4.5 out of 5 stars 131 ratings. Go here. 바로 [Life Doesn’t Frighten Me]입니다. Life doesn’t frighten me at all Life doesn't frighten me (Anglais) Relié – 1 octobre 2017 de Jean-Michel Basquiat (Illustrations), Maya Angelou (Avec la contribution de) 4,8 sur 5 étoiles 138 évaluations ‘Life Doesn’t Frighten Me’ was published in 1993 alongside illustrations by the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. ( Log Out /  Basquiat,'life doesn't frighten me',Wall Art,Canvas Fine Art Print , Bathroom Wall Decor,NO Frame Price: $18.00+ Original Price: $20.00+ Loading In stock. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Not at all Poem by Maya Angelou, Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1993. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. As we embrace a brand new calendar year, I’ve got a magic charm Lions on the loose The title of this book is Life Doesn't Frighten Me and it was written by Maya Angelou, Sara Jane Boyers (Editor), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Illustrator). 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