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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

Written by Margaret Musgrove & illustrated by Diane Dillon
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Jan 1, 1976
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4-8
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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.

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Who Wrote Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

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Margaret Musgrove

Margaret Musgrove is a children’s book author and teaches at Loyola University in Maryland.

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Who Illustrated Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

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Diane Dillon

Diane Dillon is known throughout the world as one of the greatest children’s talents of our time. For 58 years she collaborated with her husband, artist Leo Dillon, until his death in 2012. They are known for their multicultural books, including a significant body of African American books, which earned them a list of awards, including two Caldecott Medals, the NAACP Image Award, numerous Coretta Scott King Awards, several Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and honorary doctorates.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780803703575
Publication Date:
January 1, 1976
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0803703570

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