Search - List of Books by John Steptoe

John Steptoe (September 14, 1950 - August 28, 1989) is an award winning author and illustrator for children’s books dealing with aspects of the African American experience.He is best known for Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, which was acknowledged by literary critics as a breakthrough in African history and culture.

John Steptoe was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began drawing as a young child and received formal art training at the High School of Art and Design in Manhattan. He also attended the Vermont Academy, where he studied under the sculptor John Torres, and William Mayors, a widely acclaimed painter. He began his first picture book, Stevie, when he was only 16 years old. Stevie was published three years later to outstanding critical praise. It received national attention when it appeared in its entirety in Life magazine, which commended it for being “a new kind of book for black children.”

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Total Books: 70
The Story of Jumping Mouse
2007 - The Story of Jumping Mouse (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781435208100
ISBN-10: 1435208102
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Las Bellas Hijas de Mufaro
2005 - Las Bellas Hijas De Mufaro [Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - Spanish - Book and Audio Cassette] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780874994612
ISBN-10: 0874994616
Genre: Children's Books
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Creativity
2003 - Creativity (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613610124
ISBN-10: 0613610121
Genre: Children's Books
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
2001 - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters [Book and Audio Cassette] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780874996555
ISBN-10: 0874996554
Genre: Children's Books
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale
2001 - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters an African Tale (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780874996562
ISBN-10: 0874996562
Genre: Children's Books
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale
2001 - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters an African Tale (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780618062232
ISBN-10: 0618062238
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Stevie
1999 - Stevie (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780808585510
ISBN-10: 0808585517
Genre: Children's Books
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1998 - Bellas Hijas De Mufaro [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book An African Tale
1993 - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book an African Tale (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780688129354
ISBN-10: 0688129358
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Story of Jumping Mouse A Native American Legend
1993 - The Story of Jumping Mouse a Native American Legend (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780590478502
ISBN-10: 0590478508
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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Birthday
1991 - Birthday (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805018493
ISBN-10: 0805018492
Genre: Children's Books
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Marcia
1991 - Marcia (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140346695
ISBN-10: 0140346694
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale
1988 - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters an African Tale (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780590420587
ISBN-10: 0590420585
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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Daddy Is a MonsterSometimes
1983 - Daddy Is a Monstersometimes (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780064430425
ISBN-10: 0064430421
Genre: Children's Books
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Jeffrey Bear Cleans Up His Act
1983 - Jeffrey Bear Cleans Up His Act (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688016425
ISBN-10: 0688016421
Genre: Children's Books
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My Special Best
1974 - My Special Best (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670501182
ISBN-10: 0670501182
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Uptown
1970 - Uptown (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060257590
ISBN-10: 0060257598
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Train Ride
Train Ride (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060257736
ISBN-10: 0060257733
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Daddy is a Monster  Sometimes
Daddy Is a Monster Sometimes (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780397317622
ISBN-10: 039731762X
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Daddy Is a Monster  Sometimes
Daddy Is a Monster Sometimes (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780397318933
ISBN-10: 0397318936
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Bellas Hijas De Mufaro/ Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
Bellas Hijas De Mufaro/ Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters [Spanish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613045797
ISBN-10: 0613045793
Genre: Children's Books
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