The Making of Butterflies
by Zora Neale Hurston and Adapted by Ibram X. Kendi, Illustrated by Kah Yangni
Publication Date: Mar 07, 2023
List Price: $9.99
Format: Board Book, 24 pages
Target Age Group: Board Book
Imprint: Amistad Books for Young Readers
Parent Company: News Corp
A First Folktale from the creators of Magnolia Flower, Zora Neale Hurston and Ibram X. Kendi, about the origin of butterflies.
The Creator wuz all finished and thru makin’ de world.
But soon, the Creator finds themselves flying through the sky, making gorgeous butterflies of every color, shape, and size.
Find out why butterflies were made in Zora Neale Hurston’s stunning and layered African American folktale retold by #1 New York Times bestselling and National Book Award winning author Ibram X. Kendi and illustrated by Kah Yangni. This accessible and sizable board book is perfect for introducing the youngest of readers to the beauty of Hurston’s storytelling and will spark curiosity in children about how things in our world came to be.
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