Akira to Zoltan

Akira to Zoltan

Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World

By Cynthia Chin-Lee; Megan Halsey (Illustrator); Sean Addy (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781570915796, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 2006

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltan Kodaly, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives.

About the Author
CYNTHIA CHIN-LEE is the author of three other children's books, including "A is for Asia (Orchard Books), named one of the "Best 100 American Children's Books of the Century" by "Ruminator Review. She lives in Palo Alto, California.

Megan Halsey has illustrated more than 40 books for children, several of which she also authored. Her editorial art has appeared in magazines and on book jackets. A former Pratt Institute professor, she now teaches at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia and in the graduate program at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. Megan lives in Lansdowne, Pa.

Sean Addy has illustrated a number of children ?Ts books, both on his own and in collaboration with artist Megan Halsey. He lives and works in Port Jervis, New York.