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Mufaro"s beautiful daughters.

John Steptoe

Mufaro"s beautiful daughters.

by John Steptoe

  • 104 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Knight .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(32)p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22195131M
ISBN 100340532335
OCLC/WorldCa22628717

Get this from a library! Mufaro's beautiful daughters: an African tale. [John Steptoe; John Stevens; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books.; Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife. Mufaro has two daughters, the bad-tempered Manyara and the loving Nyasha, who must pass a series of tests in order for one of them to be considered a beautiful and worthy wife for the Great King. Fiercely competitive, Manyara taunts Nyasha with threats of becoming a servant once Manyara is made Queen.

Reading Rainbow Book; Boston Globe-Horn Book; Mufaro was a happy man. Everyone agreed that his two daughters were very beautiful. Nyasha was kind of considerate as well as beautiful, but everyone - except Mufaro - knew that Manyara was selfish, bad-tempered, and spoiled/5(46). Instantly access Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters plus o of the best books & videos for kids.

Check out this great listen on Mufaro's daughters are tested unknowingly to reveal which one is worthy enough to marry the king in this award-winning production, lush with Steptoe's magnificent paintings and a rich musical score. © John Steptoe (P) Weston Woods. Students will be able to identify that Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters takes place in Africa. Materials Needed: Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard books, New York, (ISBN 0- ) 11x17 sheet of construction paper for each student.


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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters considers the importance of selfishness as compared to altruism and raises questions about happiness, beauty, and gender. Both of Mufaro’s daughters are beautiful, but one is bad-tempered, and one is kind.

Mufaro’s’ Beautiful Daughters reminds me of the story of Cinderella, but there is no glass slipper. Instead, the story teaches children that they should respect everybody because they may be more than what they appear to be.

Moreover, the illustrations are powerful and positive, but at times they don’t seem to be in sync with the text/5(). MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS User Review - Kirkus Inspired by a Kafir folk tale published in an collection, Caldecott Honor winner Steptoe has reset the classic Cinderella pattern in an /5(4).

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Permabound book is in lovely clean, tight condition. No former owner's name. Text is unmarked. A Caldecott Medal Winner. Beautiful Pen and ink and watercolour. illustrations. This is 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 mean and selfish, the ot.

With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, 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. Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish and spoiled/5.

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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.

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The American Library Association named The Jumping Mouse in and Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters in Caldecott Honor Books, a prestigious award for children’s book illustrations. Steptoe also received the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration for both Mother Crocodile (written by Rosa Guy) in and Mufaro’s Beautiful : SeptemBrooklyn, New York.

This Caldecott Medal-winning African tale evokes the Cinderella story, as well as the traditional theme of good triumphing over evil. Mufaro has two daughters, the bad-tempered Manyara and the loving Nyasha, who must pass a series of tests in order for one of them to be considered a beautiful and worthy wife for the Great King.

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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe. Category: Multicultural, Content Course, International, Award Winner Age Range: any Publisher/Year: Scholastic/ Genre: Folktale Award: Caldecott Honor Book Pages: 32 Summary: Mufaro has two beautiful daughters.

One daughter, Nyasha is kind and gentle while the other daughter, Manyara was usually in a bad mood.

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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe A long time ago, in a certain place in Africa, a small village lay across a river and half a day’s journey from a city where a great king lived.

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