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Originally published in 1988 and now available in paperback, a version of an African folk tale in which a king learns about his daughters as he searches for a wife. When the king disguises himself he discovers the true nature of his daughters and decides which is fit to rule. Illustrated in full colour by the author.
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Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish and spoiled. When the king decides to choose a bride from among "The Most Worthy and Beautiful Daughters in the Land," both Mufaro's girls travel to the capital city. But only one can be chosen to marry the king.Perfect for introducing variants to the Cinderella story as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe.About the Author:
John Steptoe was born in New York and wrote and illustrated many successful children's books. His work was often informed by his experiences as a black child living in near-ghetto conditions. He is known for the almost photographic realism of his drawings. John Steptoe died in New York in 1989.
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR001394905
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001930222
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Book Description Puffin 27/06/1988, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780241122280
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Book Description Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1988. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Library sticker on front cover. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,450grams, ISBN:9780241122280. Seller Inventory # 5362101
Book Description Puffin 1988-06-27, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Seller Inventory # 9780241122280-21
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