Beautiful blackbird /Published by : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (New York :) Physical details: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm. ISBN:0689847319 (lib. bdg.) :. Year: 2003 List(s) this item appears in: Beautiful Blackbird Children's Book Festival Selections | Birding
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"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.
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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