The World of Jo Davidson Author:Lois Harris Kuhn, Leonard Everett Fisher (Illustrator) From the pushcart-lined streets of East Side New York to the palaces of presidents and rulers; across the continents of North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa - this was the trail Jo Davidson blazed to become one of the finest scultors in the world. — His success was great - but so were his problems. His family needed all the help he c... more »ould give, for sometimes there wasn't enough money for food, let alone art lessons and the materials needed for sculpture.
But Jo had dreams he was determined to make come true, and more - the faith to match those dreams? How did he do it, this son of immigrant parents who seemed to have so little to offer their son?
Here is Jo's story, filled with his adventures and meetings with some of the world's most noted people. It is the story of a man who kept the ideals of his boyhood through all the days of his life, touching whatever he did with the skill of genius.« less