Ashanti to Zulu African traditions by Margaret Musgrove

Cover of: Ashanti to Zulu | Margaret Musgrove

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Dillon, Leo,
  • Dillon, Diane,
  • Africa -- Juveline literature

About the Edition

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMargaret Musgrove ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon.
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23233107M
ISBN 100803703082

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(The first was for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African : Children's picture book. It starts with "A" for Ashanti civilization and works its way through multiple groups of African people until it reaches "Z" for Zulu.

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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions - 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. Traditions from twenty-six peoples living on the African continent are lightly dipped into on the pages of the A to Z book.

From the Vai and Ashanti of West Africa, to the Hausa of North Central Africa, to the Masai and Rendille of East Africa, to the Zulu and Sotho of South Africa, a diverse spread of traditions and peoples are introduced.4/5(32).

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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret W. Musgrove, Leo Dillon, and Diane Dillon 18 Total Resources 3 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books. Ashanti to Zulu by Margaret Musgrove; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Ethnology, Alphabet, Rites and ceremonies, Alphabet.

From Ashanti to Zulu, 26 African tribes appear in a sort of slide show alphabet, each one allotted a lavish painting over a paragraph of text, with words and pictures joined in a formal, vaguely deco-style frame.

This prescribed format gives a superficial air of sameness to the pictures even though the Dillons are careful to depict differences in headdress, dwelling structure, etc., and it.

Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions Margaret Musgrove ~ pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon The Dial Press, Continuing to highlight African American artists, Leo Dillon and his wife Diane have collaborated for more than fifty years and won two Caldecott Medals, one for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears written by Verna Aardema and another for this one.

Ashanti To Zulu Book Information. Title: Ashanti To Zulu. Author: Musgrove, Margaret. Isbn: Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters A to Z.

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Aside from being a learning experience, the book is visually eye-popping; the illustrations are so gorgeous you'll want to blow them up and frame them/5.

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