Animal Stories 1: The Tortoise's Gift by Lari Don
  

Animal Stories 1: The Tortoise's Gift

Written by Lari Don
Illustrated by Melanie Williamson

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Synopsis

Animal Stories 1: The Tortoise's Gift by Lari Don

One hot, dry summer in Zambia, the rain stops falling. Soon, the animals are very hungry and thirsty. How can they recover? They have heard of a wonderful tree that can produce fruit, but it will only do so if it is asked by name - and no one can remember what it is called! The animals agree to send a messenger to the wise mountain to find out the name of the tree and bring it back. One by one, the animals set out, but remembering the name is not as easy as they had imagined...

About the Author

Lari Don

Lari Don is an award-winning author and storyteller who loves sharing traditional tales from all over the world. Lari was born in Chile, and brought up in Scotland and now lives in Edinburgh with her family. She has worked in politics and for the BBC, but now spends her time passing on old stories and making up new ones. She is a traditional storyteller, as well as an award-winning children’s author; her fiction is inspired by her love of myths, legends and fables.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Lari Don
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Author's Website

www.laridon.co.uk/

Publisher

Barefoot Books Ltd

Publication date

15th August 2012

ISBN

9781846867736

Publisher Profile

Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

Publisher's Website

www.barefoot-books.com


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