Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale John Steptoe

Puffin
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780140559460
Size:
273 x 221 x 4mm
Published:
26th June 1997
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Interest age: from c 5 years
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Overview

The tale of Mufaro's two daughters, two beautiful girls who react in different ways to the king's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king takes on disguises to learn the true nature of both girls andof course chooses Nyasha, the kind and generous daughter, to be his queen.

Author

John Steptoe was born in New York and wrote and illustrated many successful children's books. His work was often informed by his experiences as a black child living in near-ghetto conditions. He is known for the almost photographic realism of his drawings. John Steptoe died in New York in 1989.

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