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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold

by Mike Venezia Illustrated by Mike Venezia

Faith Ringgold’s artwork is greatly influenced by her experiences as an African American woman. Learn about her life, her artwork, and how she struggled to overcome adversity in this book from the "Getting To Know The World’s Greatest Artists" series.

These books are without a doubt the definitive—and most entertaining—biographies of artists for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the masters’ artwork. Now printed in a dozen different languages worldwide, and with more than two million copies of the English editions sold, these books have helped countless children around the world “get to know” the world’s greatest artists!

Series Features

Perfect for art appreciation studies
Excellent preparation for a museum trip
Photo captions include where famous historical works of art can be viewed

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Mike Venezia
Mike Venezia

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