First Reading: Tortoise and the Tug of War

Clifford Samuel/ Capizzi, Giusi/ Scolla, Rosaria

A beautiful West African folktale, specially written for beginner readers.

A funny re-telling of a West African folktale, in which trickster Tortoise challenges Hippo and Elephant to a tug of war. Brains beat brawn in an enchanting tale with a happy ending.