Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela is the amazing true story of one of South Africa’s and the world’s true heroes and a beloved icon of courage and compassion.  His famous biography has been specially adapted for children in a beautifully illustrated picture book format.

Discover how a little boy whose father called him “troublemaker” grew up to fight apartheid, become South Africa’s first black president and campaign for freedom and justice throughout the world.

Adapted by award-winning poet and writer Chris van Wyk and illustrated by celebrated South African artist Paddy Bouma, with an introduction from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Long Walk to Freedom introduces children to the life of one of the world’s most beloved leaders.

The book has been released in 13 languages – all 11 official South African languages, as well as Portuguese.



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