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 or illustrator and is the perfect gift for children and adults alike. Published in association with Amnesty International, with a foreword by David Tennant and John Boyne. Includes art work contributions from Axel Scheffler, Peter Sis, Satoshi Kitamura, Alan Lee, Polly Dunbar, Jackie Morris, Debi Gliori, Chris Riddell, Catherine and Laurence Anholt and many more!
Winner of USBBY Outstanding International Book for Grades 3-5 2009.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL is a movement of ordinary people across the world, standing up for humanity and human rights. We work to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. We investigate and expose abuses, promote awareness of human rights and carry out a wide range of educational activities. We uphold the values contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other internationally agreed conventions. We have more than three million members worldwide and received the Nobel Peace Prize for our work.