February 01, 2009
5.2 X 7.0 X 1.5 inches | 0.0 pounds
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About the Author
Kadir Nelson began his professional career as an artist, publishing his work and receiving commissions from publishers and production studios such as Dreamworks, where he served as the lead conceptual artist for Steven Spielberg's "Amistad" and "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron," Sports Illustrated, Coca-Cola, The United States Postal Service and Major League Baseball, among others. Presently, almost twenty illustrated books are in print, including Debbie Allen's DANCING IN THE WINGS, Ntozake Shange's Coretta Scott King Award-winning book, and Carol Boston Weatherford's MOSES: When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom," for which Nelson won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, a Caldecott Honor and an NAACP Image Award. Most recently, Nelson released his authorial debut, "WE ARE THE SHIP: The Story of Negro League Baseball" (Jump at the Sun/Disney), a New York Times best-seller.
Dion Graham has many accolades, including the prestigious AudioFile Golden Voice Award as well as multiple Audie Awards, Earphones Awards, and an ALA Odyssey Award. A truly versatile voiceover artist, he previously enjoyed a successful acting career on The Wire, The First 48, and several hit television shows. Having graduated from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts with a master's degree in acting, he enjoys connecting with characters and guiding them through their journey.