Dancing Turtle: A Folktale From BrazilConsumer Rating
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
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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