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The king and the tortoise / by Tololwa M. Mollel ; illustrations by Kathy Blankley.

Author/Creator:
Mollel, Tololwa M. (Tololwa Marti)
Publication:
New York : Clarion Books [a Houghton Mifflin Company imprint, ©1993].
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm.
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Subjects:
Turtles -- Folklore.
Tales -- Cameroon.
Tales.
Turtles.
Cameroon.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- Cameroon.
Form/Genre:
Folklore.
Folklore.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
The king challenges the animals in his kingdom to prove their wisdom by making him a robe of smoke, but only the tortoise is able to satisfy him.
Notes:
Folktale from Cameroon.
Illustrations have borders in traditional Cameroon designs.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy is "1" printing.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1993
Contributor:
Blankley Roman, Kathy, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Mollel, Tololwa M. (Tololwa Marti). King and the tortoise.
Online version: Mollel, Tololwa M. (Tololwa Marti). King and the tortoise.
ISBN:
0395644801 :
9780395644805
OCLC:
25675275