The Tortoise's Gift

The Tortoise's Gift : A Tale from Zambia

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When a draught leaves all the animals hungry, one by one they try to discover the name of the magical tree that will give them its fruit if asked by name but only one animal will succeed. This illustrated chapter book retelling of folktale from Zambia is available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Persistence & Grit set.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 142 x 207 x 142mm | 136.08g
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1782858415
  • 9781782858416

About Lari Don

Lari Don was born in Chile, brought up in Scotland and now lives in Edinburgh, UK, with her family. Lari is a storyteller and award-winning children's author. She won the Canongate Prize in 2001 for her short stories. Her fiction is inspired by her love of myths, legends, and fables. Other works by Lari include Little Red Riding Hood (Barefoot Books, 2012), The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster (Kelpies, 2018) and Never Trust a Tiger (Barefoot Books, first published 2012).
Melanie Williamson paints her illustrations in a cozy studio in Manchester, UK and loves all things bright and quirky. She doesn't have a pet tiger, but her cat looks just like a snow leopard"| and it can swim! She collaborated on a poetry anthology titled My First Oxford Book of Nonsense Poems (Oxford University Press, 2002). Her other published work includes The Wheels on the Bus: Barefoot Books Singalongs (Barefoot Books, 2014), The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster (Tiger Tales, 2012) and The Great Fairy Tale Disaster (Tiger Tales, 2012).
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