Sean Qualls

Sean Qualls illustrated the widely acclaimed biographies The Poet Slave of Cuba and Dizzy. He lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn, New York.


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The Poet Slave of Cuba

Margarita Engle; Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Square Fish

A lyrical account of the life of Juan Francisco Manzano, the poet slave of Cuba, in verse


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Before John Was a Jazz Giant

Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Henry Holt and Co.

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the...


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