"Beautiful Blackbird" read by Ashley Bryan

Join writer/illustrator Ashley Bryan as he reads his book, "Beautiful Blackbird".

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Join the gang of kids and author/illustrator, Ashley Bryan, as he reads his beautifully illustrated and rhythmically timed book, Beautiful Blackbird. This is Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan's adaptation of a tale from the Ila-speaking people of Zambia. The book resonates both with rhythm and the tale's universal meanings -- appreciating one's heritage and discovering the beauty within. His cut-paper artwork is a joy.

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