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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions

Author: Margaret MusgroveLeo DillonDiane DillonAtha TehonWarren WallersteinAll authors
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©1976.
Series: Caldecott Medal Book, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explains some traditions and customs of twenty-six African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z.

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Genre/Form: Alphabet books
Picture books
Caldecott Medal
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Musgrove, Margaret.
Ashanti to Zulu.
New York : Dial Press, ©1976 (USA: Holyoke Lithograph Co. Inc.)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Musgrove; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Atha Tehon; Warren Wallerstein; Holyoke Lithograph Co.,; Rainbows Inc.,; Economy Bookbinding Corporation,
ISBN: 0803703570 9780803703575 0803703589 9780803703582 0140546049 9780140546040 0803703082 9780803703087 9781435200647 1435200640
OCLC Number: 2726240
Notes: Art techniques used: Acrylics, watercolor and pastels combined to create soft yet vibrant images with glowing colors and rich earth tones.
Illustrations and text within a decorative border.
Includes a map of the African peoples described in the book.
"Typography by Atha Tehon ; Production by Warren Wallerstein ; Separations by Rainbows Inc. ; Printed by Holyoke Lithograph Co. Inc. ; Binding by Economy Bookbinding Corp."--Title page verso.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1977
Target Audience: 900L
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color map ; 33 cm
Series Title: Caldecott Medal Book, 1977.
Responsibility: Margaret Musgrove ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon.


Explains some traditions and customs of twenty-six African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z.


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