The life of visionary folk artist and labor organizer Ralph Fasanella stunningly illustrated for picture book readers.
Winner of Society of Illustrators 2023 Original Art Show (Silver medal) and the Bologna Children's Books Fair Illustrators Exhibition.
★ "Broyles highlights the man’s ‘rambunctious,’ resilient, and independent nature. . . . Tentler-Krylov’s dynamic watercolors bring her subject to life. . . . A perfect companion to Levinson's The People's Painter."—The Horn Book, Starred Review

★ "The illustrations employ striking, vibrant colors and attention to minute details, masterfully emulating Fasanella’s own style. Readers will enjoy poring over them. . . . A very fine introduction to the life and work of a significant American craftsman."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

★ "For readers ready to be plunked into the underbelly of the 20th century and then uplifted by one painter’s take on its myriad social issues and politics, this is a grand start."—School Library Journal, Starred Review

★ "Broyles details Ralph’s life via an engaging narrative of the intersection between art and organizing, while Tentler-Krylov’s closely worked, watercolor-textured illustrations echo the artist’s own detailed style."—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
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