Grandad Mandela

h1 July 12th, 2018 by jules

“‘So apartheid was over?’ asked Ziwelene. ‘That’s right. And do you know how he did it?
He got his enemies to sit with him around a table.'”

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I’ve some spreads today from Ambassador Zindzi Mandela’s and illustrator Sean Qualls’ Grandad Mandela, which Mandela wrote with her grandchildren Zazi and Ziwelene. This is a follow-up to a Q&A I did last week at Kirkus with Ambassador Mandela and Sean.



“One day, Zazi and Ziwelene were playing at Zindzi’s house when they found a photograph. It was someone they remembered very well. …”
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“‘Big Mummy and Grandad Mandela were strong people because of how they grew up.'”
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“‘Do you miss Grandad Mandela?’ asked Ziwelene. …”
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“‘You are both doing the same thing as Grandad Mandela.'”
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GRANDAD MANDELA © 2018 Quarto Publishing plc. Text © 2018 Mandela Legacy. Illustrations © 2018 Sean Qualls and used by permission of the publisher, The Quarto Group, Minneapolis.

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