The Name of the Tree

Activity Guide by Kathleen Pelley


THE NAME OF THE TREE – In this Bantu folktale retold by Celia Barker Lottridge and illustrated by Ian Wallace, it is the animal who tries the hardest rather than the one endowed with the most talents who proves himself the hero. It is a tale that honors and celebrates the wisdom of our ancestors.

Ages:  Suitable for ages 5 and up

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