Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: The Dial Press, c1976.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
A charming first printing of the first edition in Fine condition in Nearly Fine, second state dust-jacket with the Caldecott Medal and Caldecott Award 1977 imprint.
Winner of the 1977 Caldecott Medal.
Twenty-six African tribal traditions and customs are introduced using the English alphabet as the vehicle. A border on each page frames the text and illustrations, where glowing colors mix with rich browns ; Color Illustrations;  pages.