Mufaros Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
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.
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MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Inspired by a Kafir folk tale published in an 1895 collection, Caldecott Honor winner Steptoe has reset the classic Cinderella pattern in an ancient Zimbabwe city. Mufaro has two beautiful daughters ... Read full review
ExcellentUser Review - Sherrieann W. - Overstock.com
Well written and beautifully illustrated. Read full review