The Coal Mine book available on the
Rockpool Albury Bookshelf
is a picture book that spans ages and interests.
It's interesting for the young as it tells the
story of a different era, of industrial
practices that today seem incredible - how men
worked in such extreme and dangerous conditions.
It's a book interesting to those who worked in
the mining industry as Derek Slater's
paintings capture brilliantly the working day
familiar to those who were involved.
It's also interesting to those interested in
fine art as Derek's paintings are showcased
beautifully in this book.