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When clay sings

Author: Byrd Baylor; Tom Bahti; Charles Scribner's Sons.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The daily life and customs of prehistoric southwest Indian tribes are retraced from the designs on the remains of their pottery. A lyrical consideration of the lives and thoughts of an ancient people whose pottery can still be found in the desert of the American Southwest. "Bahti has filled the pages with evocative pen-and-ink line drawings representing the primitive figures and designs on the pottery ... The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Caldecott Medal
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baylor, Byrd.
When clay sings.
New York, Scribner [1972]
(OCoLC)644535683
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byrd Baylor; Tom Bahti; Charles Scribner's Sons.
ISBN: 0684128071 9780684128078 0684188295 9780684188294
OCLC Number: 340283
Notes: Art techniques used: Painted designs from prehistoric Native American pottery. Earth tones and fluid forms.
"Designs from this book are all dervied from prehistoric Indian pottery from the American Southwest. The original work was done by ancient potters of the Anasazi, Mogollon, Hohokam and Mimbres cultures."--Page [32].
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1973.
Description: [32] pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Byrd Baylor ; illustrated by Tom Bahti.

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The daily life and customs of prehistoric southwest Indian tribes are retraced from the designs on the remains of their pottery. A lyrical consideration of the lives and thoughts of an ancient people whose pottery can still be found in the desert of the American Southwest. "Bahti has filled the pages with evocative pen-and-ink line drawings representing the primitive figures and designs on the pottery ... The striking effect of the illustrations is matched by Baylor's word images . . ". - School Library Journal.

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