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An award-winning fiction writer, playwright, and poet, Sherley Anne Williams (1944-1999) is best known for her widely acclaimed novel Dessa Rose. Her interest in children's literature was nurtured by story-telling sessions for her son, Malcolm, and his friends.

Working Cotton is based on poems from The Peacock Poems, a National Book Award nominee, and his her first book for children.

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