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Las bellas hijas de Mufaro [cuento popular africano]
Steptoe, John, 1950-1989.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Mufaro's beautiful daughters. Spanish
Publication Information:
Pine Plains, N.Y. : Live Oak Media, [1998]

Physical Description:
1 audiocassette : analog + 1 book (unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm)
Mufaro tiene dos bellas hijas. Nyasha es amable y considerada, pero Manyara es egoísta y consentida. Cuando el rey decide buscar esposa entre "Las hijas más dignas y bellas del reino, " Manyara decide que ella será la elegida.
General Note:
Translation of Mufaro's beautiful daughters.
Reading Level:
740 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.3 0.5 5030.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 6 2 Quiz: 01061.
Format :
Sound Cassette

Sound Recording


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XX(1006801.9) Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Author Notes

John Steptoe was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 14, 1950. He attended the High School of Art and Design in Manhattan. He was an author and illustrator of children's books. His first book, Stevie, was published in 1969. During his lifetime, he illustrated 15 more books, 9 of which he also wrote. The Story of Jumping Mouse and Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters were named Caldecott honor books. Mother Crocodile and Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters received the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration. He died of AIDS on August 28, 1989 at the age of 38.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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Booklist Review

Gr. 3^-5. This well-translated tale of two sisters with opposite natures--kind, cheerful Nyasha and ill-tempered Manyara, who is jealous of her sister--features Steptoe's original wonderfully lush illustrations inspired by the ruins of an ancient Zimbabwean city.

School Library Journal Review

PreS-Gr 3-Spanish version of John Steptoe's Murfaro's Beautiful Daughters. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.