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Published by Lee & Low Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Quezada, Juan -- Juvenile literature,
  • Pottery -- Technique -- Juvenile literature,
  • Potters -- Juvenile literature

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About the Edition

A cumulative rhyme summarizes the life"s work of renowned Mexican potter, Juan Quezada. Additional information describes the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people.

Edition Notes

Statementby Nancy Andrews-Goebel ; pictures by David Diaz.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsDiaz, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15546437M
ISBN 101584300388
LC Control Number2001038139

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