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Dave the Potter

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To us it is just dirt,the ground we walk on...But to Daveit was clay,the plain and basic stuffupon which he formed a lifeas 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.

Product code: 9780316107310

ISBN 9780316107310
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H224xW289xS11
No. Of Pages 40
Publisher Little, Brown & Company
Illustrated By Bryan Collier
On Sale Date 13/01/2011
A National Book Award finalist teams up with an award-winning illustrator to present a beautiful and inspiring biography of a slave who lived in South Carolina in the 1800s and his extraordinary talent for pottery. Full color.