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Ashanti to Zulu: African TraditionsTwenty-six different African tribal traditions and customs are introduced using the English alphabet as the vehicle. A border on each page frames the text and illustrations, where glowing colors mix with rich browns. The attention to authentic detail in each painting is remarkable.
- Fiction, Customs & Holidays, Alphabet Books
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1977 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780803703575
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's EarsMosquito tells Iguana a tall tale about yams that annoys Iguana so much that he puts sticks in his ears so he cannot hear such things. Thus begins a chain reaction tale of the West African jungle. Illustrations show highly stylized animals.
- Fiction, Folklore & Fairy Tales
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1976 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780803760899