Beautiful blackbird /

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."

Main Author: Bryan, Ashley.
Language: English
Published: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
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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.
Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Summary: 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."
Item Description: "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.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2004.
ISBN: 0689847319
9780689847318