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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 104 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
From A to Z, an authentic portrait of 26 African tribes, stunningly illustrated by winners of the 1976 & 1977 Caldecott Medal. The magnificently composed pictures are warm with the tones of the earth & rich with authentic details of African life. Their stylized elegance manages to capture both the variety & vitality of African tribal life. The research done by both author & illustrators is obvious... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (21 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages32
Publication Date01/01/1980
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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