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Dancing Turtle: A Folktale From Brazil

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Dancing Turtle A Folktale From Brazil

August House

Author: Pleasant De Spain / David Boston


After being caught by a hunter, a clever turtle uses her wits and her talent playing the flute to trick the hunter's children into helping her escape.
The author is Pleasant De Spain / David Boston and the publisher is August House. This child's book was released on the 29th of December, 2005. The children's book is focused on Folklore. The child's book is 32 pages long and it provides superbly colored illustrations. The book is 11.5" Height x 0.39" Length x 9.02" Width. It has got a weight of 0.9 lbs. Obtain a copy of this child's book, check out our partners via the add to shopping cart button below.

Turtle loves to dance and play the flute. This folktale, initial told by the indigenous individuals of Brazil, is now told throughout Latin America. After she is caught, her only hope for escape may be the hunter's children. and her personal wit. The versions are as diverse because the cultures that contain them, but all of them celebrate Turtle, who carries the planet and its wisdom on her. But her exuberance puts her at risk when her music attracts the attention of a hunter who brings her home for turtle stew.


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