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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 2,127 Ratings and 194 Reviews

Book Description
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. "Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded many times over."--Booklist. ALA Notable Book; Caldecott Medal. Full color.
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (21 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100140546049
ISBN-13978-0140546040
Publication Date07/15/1992
The Creators
About Margaret Musgrove (Author) : Margaret Musgrove is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Margaret Musgrove include Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions, The Spider Weaver: A Legend Of Kente Cloth.
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About Diane Dillon (Illustrator) : Diane Dillon is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Diane Dillon include Color Wizard, The, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, Moth... more
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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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11/17/2009 jacklyn curb said:
This themed book describes and illustrates African tribes from a to z. Each letter is given its own page and illustration. Each tribe has a description and pronunciation guide. Any words that may seem unclear are described, and the vocabulary is comprehendible to (I would imagine) second graders. ... more

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