The Legend of
In his author-illustrator debut, Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe–and Africana Book Award–winning illustrator Charly Palmer spins a tall tale about a neighborhood basketball hero.
NEW YORK TIMES
Feb. 20, 2021
THE LEGEND OF GRAVITY: A Tall Basketball Tale, by Charly Palmer. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, ages 4 to 8, $18.99.) An acclaimed artist slam-dunks his solo picture book debut, in which fast-dribbling vernacular wordplay and thick, perspective-bending brushstrokes tell a whopper of a hoop-dreams tale.