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The making of butterflies  Cover Image Book Book

The making of butterflies / written by Zora Neale Hurston ; adapted by Ibram X. Kendi ; illustrated by Kah Yangni.

Kendi, Ibram X., (author.). Hurston, Zora Neale, (author.). Yangni, Kah, (artist.).


"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."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063111585
  • ISBN: 0063111586
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First board book edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Amistad Books for Young Readers, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
On board pages.
Subject: African Americans > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Butterflies > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Folk tales.
Picture books.
Board books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Branch District Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Sherwood Branch J BB KEN (Text) 35405423990480 Juvenile Board Book Available -

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