Monday, January 24, 2011

Giant Steps to Change the World: Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee Release New Children's Book

Author Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrator Sean Qualls and Spike Lee promote "Giant Steps to Change the World" at PowerHouse Arena on January 23, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

“On some days your dreams may seem too away far to realize… Listen to the whispers of those that came before...”

Via "Following the success of their much beloved picture books, Please, Baby, Please and Please, Puppy, Please; Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, and his talented wife Tonya Lewis Lee offer up an inspirational picture book about activism and taking the big steps to set things right set to beautiful illustrations by the award-winning Sean Qualls. Using examples of people throughout history who have taken "giant steps," this book urges kids to follow in their footsteps and not be hindered by fear or a sense that you are not good enough. Despite the challenges, even the smallest step can change the world. So, what's your next step going to be?"

View a video of Spike and his wife Tonya as they discuss the inspiration behind the book HERE.

Photos: Wireimage

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