Reviewed by Blessing Diala-Ogamba
The Tortoise and the Princess, a children’s book published in paperback, has 69 pages. It is divided into two parts. Part 1 has eleven stories and Part 2 has nine stories which are connected to Part 1.
Each chapter has a theme/moral lesson that children can apply to real life situations. They will learn the consequences of greed, betrayal, and obstinacy. They will also learn the importance of being respectful and avoiding retaliation or revenge. Adults too can enjoy the stories in this book and learn from them. Continue reading.
The Tortoise and the Princess by Oke, Ikeogu
Published by Manila Publishers Company on March 4th 2015
Genres: Animals, Fables
Reading Level: Grades 1-2
Review Source: Africa Access
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Publisher's synopsis: The goal of the African Story Time Series is to revive African folklore and to generate and sustain interest in it as children's literature and as a medium of entertainment, education and moral instruction for young people.