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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

An African Tale
Steptoe, John (Book - 1987 )
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Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.
Authors: Steptoe, John, 1950-1989
Title: Mufaro's beautiful daughters
an African tale
Publisher: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1987
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: John Steptoe
Notes: 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
Includes a note about the origin of the story and characters (introductory page)
"Title calligraphy by John Stevens"--T.p. verso
Summary: Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.
Awards & Distinctions: Caldecott Honor Book, 1988
Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1988
Additional Contributors: Stevens, John - 1954- - Calligrapher
Steptoe, John - 1950-1989 - Illustrator
Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books
ISBN: 9780688040468
0688040462
9780688040451
0688040454
Branch Call Number: jE STEPTOE
Subject Headings: Africa Juvenile fiction Zimbabwe Juvenile fiction Fairy tales Magic Juvenile fiction Avarice Juvenile fiction Jealousy Juvenile fiction Pride and vanity Juvenile fiction Conduct of life Juvenile fiction Kings and rulers Juvenile fiction Fathers and daughters Juvenile fiction Sisters Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Fairy tales
Magic
Avarice
Jealousy
Pride and vanity
Conduct of life
Kings and rulers
Fathers and daughters
Sisters
LCCN: 84007158
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