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Jabuti the Tortoise A Trickster Tale from the Amazon by Gerald McDermott

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Native American,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - South American,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9434953M
ISBN 101417736933
ISBN 109781417736935

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Jabutí, the flute-playing tortoise, may not be as well known in North America as some of his fellow tricksters like Coyote or Ananse, but there are many stories about him in Amazonian folklore, first recorded as long ago as McDermott (Musicians of the Sun, , etc.) gives readers a useful background note on the Brazilian stories about the tortoise and then refers to similar tales from Author: Gerald Mcdermott. Jabutí the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale from the Amazon She loves Jabuti's little poem, how the birds come to his aid, and that some get new colors in the process! The illustrations are extremely vivid and often the pages have extra animals or details hidden that my daughter likes to point out! that my daughter likes to point out! The /5.   The Paperback of the Jabuti the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale from the Amazon by Gerald McDermott at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due /5(8). jabuti the tortoise Download jabuti the tortoise or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get jabuti the tortoise book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Book Information. Title: Jabuti The Tortoise: A Trickster Tale From The Amazon. Author: McDermott, Gerald. Isbn: All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti, the tortoise, except Vulture who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven.   Jabuti the trickster tortoise gets conned into trusting the wrong bird and ends up broken on the rainforest floor. How he is put back together again signals hope for those who have hit a low point and those who help them mend again. Gorgeous illustrations. Read more. Helpful/5(32). Our Book of the Week is Jabuti the Tortoise by Gerald McDermott. Our Book of the Week! This book includes: A look into the Chippewa people; Details on the region (people, customs, foods, etc.) Folklore; Morals and lessons; Character building; Beautiful illustrations; This book is ideal for Preschool to 3rd grade, but can be modified for up to. Find books like Jabutí the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale from the Amazon from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Jabutí t.

  Jabuti the Tortoise View larger image. By: Gerald Mcdermott. Synopsis Of all the animals in the rain forest, Jabuti was the favorite. His shell was smooth and shiny, and the songs he played on his flute were sweet. But his music was a reminder, too, of the mischievous pranks Jabuti sometimes played. Book Details Book Quality: Excellent Book Author: Gerald Mcdermott.   "Jabuti the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale from the Amazon" is told and illustrated by Gerald McDermott. It opens with the title character playing his flute. Jabuti wants to play his instrument at a festival for the King of Heaven, but another creature's jealousy leads to conflict. The fun story is brought to life by McDermott's superb artwork/5(35). Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping and unparalleled expertise and customer service. Jabuti The Tortoise: A Trickster Tale From The Amazon. ISBN ISBN Author: McDermott, All the birds enjoy the song-like. Jabuti Theatre aim to entertain, educate and inspire creativity in people of all ages from all backgrounds using innovative, engaging and accessible theatre. Jabuti means tortoise in Portuguese and came from a Brazilian story of a trickster tortoise (put into a book by Gerald McDermott) who plays beautiful music to all of the birds in the sky.