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Faith Ringgold

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Faith Ringgold

“My ideas come from reflecting on my life and the lives of people I have known and have been in some way inspired by.”—Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold is best known for her painted story quilts—art that combines painting, quilted fabric and storytelling. Her first book, Tar Beach, was a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration, among numerous other honors. She has written and illustrated many children’s books.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ever since I was a very little girl, I’ve always had a need to express and communicate my ideas through art. Being an artist, and a... Read More


Bookshelf
Cassie's Word Quilt
Written by Faith Ringgold, Illustrated by Faith Ringgold

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My Dream of Martin Luther King
Written by Faith Ringgold, Illustrated by Faith Ringgold

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Tar Beach
Written by Faith Ringgold

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Tar Beach
Written by Faith Ringgold

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