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The Tortoise's Gift A Tale from Zambia

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Melanie Williamson

Part of the Stories from Around the World Series

The Tortoise's Gift A Tale from Zambia Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782858416
Publication date: 1st September 2019
Author: Lari Don
Illustrator: Melanie Williamson
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Lari Don

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. Other works by Lari include Little Red Riding Hood (Barefoot Books, 2012), The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster (Kelpies, 2018) and Never Trust a Tiger (Barefoot Books, first published 2012). Melanie Williamson paints her illustrations in a cozy studio in Manchester, UK and loves all things bright and quirky. She doesn't have a ...

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