The Flying Tortoise

The Flying Tortoise

An Igbo Tale

Book - 1994
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Mbeku, the greedy tortoise, gets himself invited to the banquet in Skyland, but is trapped with no way to get back to Earth in this Igbo tale of why the tortoise has a checkered shell.
Publisher: Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1994.
ISBN: 9780195409901
0195409906
Branch Call Number: J398.2452792 Molle h7wo 01
J398.2452792 Molle h7wd 01
J398.2452792 Molle h7ma 01
J398.2452792 Molle h7ga 01
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Spurll, Barbara

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forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

A trickster tortoise flies and falls and ends up teaching readers important social lessons, and although he never learns and gets into more misadventures, we cannot cannot help but be amused.


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forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

A trickster tortoise flies and falls and ends up teaching readers important social lessons, and although he never learns and gets into more misadventures, we cannot cannot help but be amused.

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