From the time that he could hold a pencil, Kadir Nelson knew he wanted to be an artist. Winning a scholarship to study at Pratt University got him started on the road to a very successful art career. Read More About Nelson's Life
Many of Nelson's books are historical, and his illustrations provide a window into the time period. Watch our video interview to learn more about Nelson's life and his process for researching and creating picture books. Then study his illustrations for yourself and discover what they tell you about the setting and characters of the books.
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