Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

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Margaret Musgrove (A) Leo Dillon (ILT) and Diane Dillon (ILT)

List Price $21.99 (Hardcover - 26 African Tribes / Traditions - 1992)

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 throughout. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8

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.

  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Lexile Measure: 840L 
  • Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 0.4 x 12.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds

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