Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Picture Book Folktale

John Steptoe, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1987

Source: Coretta Scott King Medal 1988

Age Range: 8-12

Quality: Beautiful illustrations and text inspired by the Zimbabwe ruins where it was collected

Potential Use: story time, free voluntary reading, curriculum support

Child Appeal: good and kind prevails over mean and greedy

No comments: