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Dave the Potter : Artist, Poet, Slave - Laban Carrick Hill

Dave the Potter

Artist, Poet, Slave

By: Laban Carrick Hill, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)

Hardcover

Published: 7th September 2010
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
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RRP $28.99
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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.

ISBN: 9780316107310
ISBN-10: 031610731X
Series: Carter G Woodson Honor Book (Awards)
Audience: General
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 7th September 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 28.9  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1