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Author Bryan, Ashley.

Title Beautiful blackbird / Ashley Bryan.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 398.2 Bry    ---  Available
 Westside Everybody Book  E BRY    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description [32] p. : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Note "Adapted from a tale from 'The Ila-speaking people from Northern Rhodesia' (now known as Zambia) by Edwin W. Smith and Andrew M. Dale. University Books: New Hyde Park, New York, 1968. vol. 2, pp. 350-51"--Colophon.
Indexed In: Bklst 01/01/2003
SLJ Jan 2003
PW 11/18/2002
Kirkus 12/01/2002
Horn Bk Mar 2003
Multicul Sep 2003
Summary In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew."
Subject Ila (African people) -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Zambia.
ISBN 0689847319 (lib. bdg.)

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