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The flying tortoise : an Igbo tale

Author: Tololwa M Mollel; Barbara Spurll
Publisher: New York : Clarion, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tololwa M Mollel; Barbara Spurll
ISBN: 0395688450 9780395688458
OCLC Number: 31179018
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: retold by Tololwa M. Mollel ; illustrated by Barbara Spurll.

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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.

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