Long Walk to Freedom: children's edition

Macmillan, in association with the READ Trust and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, launched a children’s version of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom.

The book is illustrated by South African artist Paddy Bouma.

The book has been released in 13 languages – all 11 official South African languages, as well as Portuguese and American English – making it accessible to a wide readership. It is a simpler version of Mr Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom, allowing those who read it to have fun while learning about his life and legacy.