Jabuti, the tortoise: a trickster tale from the Amazon

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1st ed.
Of all the animals in the rain forest, Jabutí 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 Jabutí sometimes played. His song reminded Tapir of being tricked, Jaguar of being fooled, and time and again it reminded Vulture that he had no song at all. When a concert takes place in heaven, Vulture offers to fly Jabutí there . . . all the while plotting a trick of his own. Gerald McDermott makes myths new again for readers of all ages, using language as vibrant and colorful as his bold illustrations.nbsp;Jabutí is an unusual tale of a trickster's fall from grace, and of how creation can sometimes come from chaos.
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Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 600L
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Grouping Title jabuti the tortoise a trickster tale from the amazon
Grouping Author mcdermott gerald
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-04-22 23:22:19PM
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subject_facet Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Folklore, Tales -- Amazon River Region, Turtles -- Folklore, Vultures -- Folklore
title_display Jabuti, the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon
title_full Jabuti the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon / told and illustrated by Gerald McDermott, Jabuti, the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon / told and illustrated by Gerald McDermott
title_short Jabuti, the tortoise :
title_sub a trickster tale from the Amazon
topic_facet Indians of South America, Tales, Turtles, Vultures