Dave The Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

Brand: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
SKU: DADAX031610731X
ISBN : 9780316107310
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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

To us
it is just dirt,
the ground we walk on...
But to Dave
it was clay,
the plain and basic stuff
upon which he formed a life
as a slave nearly 200 years ago.

Dave was an extraordinary artist, poet, and potter living in South Carolina in the 1800s. He combined his superb artistry with deeply observant poetry, carved onto his pots, transcending the limitations he faced as a slave. In this inspiring and lyrical portrayal, National Book Award nominee Laban Carrick Hill's elegantly simple text and award-winning artist Bryan Collier's resplendent, earth-toned illustrations tell Dave's story, a story rich in history, hope, and long-lasting beauty.

Specifications of Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

GENERAL
AuthorLaban Carrick Hill
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
EditionCarter G Woodson Honor Book
ISBN-10031610731X
ISBN-139780316107310
PublisherLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
Number Of Pages40
Publication Date2010-09-07
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length11.5 inch.
Width0.5 inch.
Weight0.95 pounds.

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