Description - The Tortoise's Gift: A Tale from Zambia by Lari Don
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. AGES: 6 to 10 AUTHOR: 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. Melanie Williamson paints her illustrations in a cosy 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! SELLING POINTS: . Children will enjoy cheering for the tortoise in this "slow but steady wins the race" story. . Complex, exciting plots and immersive, full-colour artwork empower children who are just beginning to enjoy chapter books to grasp more advanced vocabulary and sentence structure. . Bright illustrations and the characters' silly speech bubbles are a delight throughout.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(207mm x 142mm x 142mm)
Barefoot Books Ltd
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
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