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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions - Margaret Musgrove, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
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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;... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140546040 (0140546049)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction
Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction rated it
4.0
This book was probably the most interesting A to Z book I ever came across. Each letter stands for a different African tribe or subculture, and each brief entry covers something special about the tribe and its culture. This is done only in a single paragraph, so don't expect any great depth, but eac...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
This is an unbelievably gorgeous book! Each letter represents a different African tribe accompanied by amazing illustrations and brief description. I'm really surprised to learn that it was the Caldecott Medal winner in 1977. The illustrations aren't a bit dated seeming. Highly recommended! I w...
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