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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: "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 & Distinctions: ["<br>Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1988", "<br>Caldecott Honor Book, 1988"]
Additional Contributors: Steptoe, John - 1950-1989 - Illustrator
Stevens, John - 1954- - Calligrapher
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books
Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0688040454
9780688040451
0688040462
9780688040468
Branch Call Number: jE STEPTOE
Subject Headings: 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: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Sisters
Fathers and daughters
Kings and rulers
Conduct of life
Pride and vanity
Jealousy
Avarice
Magic
Fairy tales
LCCN: 84007158
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