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Twenty-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.
Numbers from one to ten are represented by words in the Swahili language. Handsome, muted-gray double-page spread paintings depict scenes from Africa and relate to the illustrative sentences.
During the three-day celebration of the Days of the Dead, a young Mexican boy and his family make elaborate preparations to honor the spirits of the dead. (Library of Congress summary)
- Nonfiction, Customs & Holidays
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 1996 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780688112493
This authentic presentation of the contemporary life of the Cherokee people highlights the tradition of gratitude.
Illustrated with the designs found on prehistoric pottery from the American Southwest, this tribute to artifacts and those who used them evokes a reverence for an an cient way of life. The earth tones and prehistoric designs dignify the word images of the poetic text.