Author(s): Amnesty International
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed on 10th December 1948. It was compiled after World War Two to declare and protect the rights of all people from all countries. This beautiful collection, published 60 years on, celebrates each declaration with an illustration by an internationally-renowned artist. The text is a simplified version, written especially for younger readers.
Artwork by top illustrators from all over the world: Axel Sheffler, Polly Dunbar, Catherine and Laurence Anholt, Peter Sis, Debi Gliori, Niki Daly, Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom, Sybille Hein, , John Burningham, Alan Lee, Hong Song-Dam, Frane Lessac, Marie-Louise Gay, Jessica Souhami, Satoshi Kitamura, Gusti, Gilles Rapaport, Jackie Morris, Nicholas Allan, Marcia Williams and Chris Riddell. Foreword by David Tennant and John Boyne. The cover is illustrated by Peter Sis.
Published in association with Amnesty International, all royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Amnesty International.
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Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI has a varied network of members and supporters around the world. At the latest count, there were more than 2.2 million members, supporters and subscribers in over 150 countries and territories in every region of the world. Although they come from many different backgrounds and have widely different political and religious beliefs, they are united by a determination to work for a world where everyone enjoys human rights.