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Author Steptoe, John, 1950-1989.

Title Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale / John Steptoe.

Imprint New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1987.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Primary  J PR Steptoe, J.    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Note "Title calligraphy by John Stevens"--T.p. verso.
Includes a note about the origin of the story and characters (introductory page).
Art techniques used:Vibrant full page illustrations in vivid colors. Rich tones created using colorful cross-hatching in pencil, combined with brushed on ink and watercolor.
Summary Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.
Awards Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1988.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1988.
Subject Sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Pride and vanity -- Juvenile fiction.
Jealousy -- Juvenile fiction.
Avarice -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Fairy tales.
Zimbabwe -- Juvenile fiction.
Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator) Winner -- 1987.
Caldecott Medal Honor book -- 1987.
Added Author Steptoe, John, 1950-1989 illustrator.
Stevens, John, 1954- Calligrapher.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. Publisher.
Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
ISBN 0688040454
0688040462 (lib. bdg.)
9780688040468 (lib. bdg.)

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