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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters : An African Tale (Hardcover) (John Steptoe)

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With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book, a Caldecott Honor picture book, is perfect for introducing children to the Cinderella fairytale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe. This oversize edition (14 3/4 by 17 5/8 inches) makes it easy to share the book in a library or classroom.

Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish and spoiled. When the king decides to choose a bride from among "The Most Worthy and Beautiful Daughters in the Land," both Mufaro's girls travel to the capital city. But only one can be chosen to marry the king.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Africa
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: John Steptoe
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 1987
TCIN: 11819199
UPC: 9780688040451
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-4948
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This book has stuck wit me since my childhood. The artwor is gorgeous and the story is a great lesson on goodness.
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