When a great African king desires a wife,
only the most worthy and beautiful maidens in the land are
invited to meet him. Mufaro’s pride and joy, his two
daughters of very different dispositions, travel across a
river and half a day’s journey to go before the king.
In this charming African Cinderella
folktale, two sisters are both beautiful, but the beauty of
one, Manyara, is only on the outside. Her sister, Nyasha, is
beautiful inside and out, but will the king see the kindness
and generosity of one of Mufaro’s daughters?
The tale is a celebration of goodness,
generosity and love.
T. Shepherd and Deja Abdul-Haqq
with Lesley Raybon and Peter
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