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The flying tortoise : an Igbo tale / retold by Tololwa M. Mollel ; illustrated by Barbara Spurll.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE 398.24 MOL (Text) 39206017758069 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0395688450 :
  • Physical Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Oxford University Press, 1993.

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
AD670L Lexile
Subject: Igbo (African people) > Folklore.
Folklore > Nigeria.
Turtles > Folklore.

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