For Every Child
Of all the books published to celebrate the Millennium this must surely be one of the most important. We reiterate the fundamental rights that should belong to all children of the world - as set down in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Retold in a simple, evocative text that can be understood by every child - each right is interpreted in a stunning double page spread by some of the world's most acclaimed children's artists.
There is a wonderful international cast of acclaimed illustrators: from Britain, Shirley Hughes, Babette Cole, John Burningham and Peter Weevers; from the US Jerry Pinkney and Rachel Isadora; from Ireland PJ Lynch; French artist Philippe Dumas, Chilean illustrator Claudio Munoz; from Germany Henriette Sauvant; Indian artists Amrit and Rabindra K. D Kaur Singh; from Japan Satoshi Kitamura; Zimbabwe-born Ken Wilson Max; from China a brilliant new young artist Yang Twesi-yu. Each has illustrated a different right with an outstanding double page spread making a powerful and moving book that is both an important souvenir and a stunning picture book to be treasured.