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Beautiful blackbird

Author: Ashley Bryan
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bryan, Ashley.
Beautiful blackbird.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2003
(OCoLC)607140946
Online version:
Bryan, Ashley.
Beautiful blackbird.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2003
(OCoLC)607746234
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Bryan
ISBN: 0689847319 9780689847318
OCLC Number: 49727583
Notes: "Adapted from a tale from 'The Ila-speaking people from Northern Rhodesia' (now known as Zambia) by Edwin W. Smith and Andrew M. Dale. University Books: New Hyde Park, New York, 1968. vol. 2, pp. 350-51"--Colophon.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2004.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Ashley Bryan.
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In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew."

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