Jacob Lawrence in the City

Jacob Lawrence in the City

By Susan Goldman Rubin

Chronicle Books (CA), Board Books, 9780811865821, 24pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2009

Busy city Beep, beep, beep
Jacob Lawrence's exuberant artwork guides readers through a bustling city, complete with builders rat-a-tatting and children playing in the streets. With rhythmic text and 11 iconic paintings, this book is both an introduction to an influential artist and a celebration of city life.

About the Author
Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of the award-winning "Fireflies in the Dark" (Holiday House) and "Searching for Anne Frank" (Harry N. Abrams. She wrote this book at the suggestion of her friend and colleague, Adaire Klein, the archivist at the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California, where the actual flag is on display.