Hill, Laban Carrick

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

(3) K-3 Illustrated by Bryan Collier. Slave and accomplished potter Dave (last name unknown) left behind a legacy of artistic work in the form of beautifully sculpted ceramic jars. In lyrical poetry, Hill writes a tribute to the man; Collier's majestic watercolor collages reflect Dave's artistry. The book's pacing is especially well conceived, the illustrations shown in tempo with the text's descriptions of throwing a pot. Websites. Bib.


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