ISBN 9789789440115
Pages 76
Dimensions 234 x 156mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations
Published 2015
Publisher Manila Publishers Company, Nigeria
Format Paperback

The Tortoise and the Princess

by Ikeogu Oke

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.

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About the Author

Ikeogu Oke

Ikeogu Oke won the 2017 Nigeria Prize for Literature with The Heresiad, is book of epic poetry. His poems and other writings have appeared in journals, anthologies and other publications worldwide. He has performed his poems at various fora in Nigeria, South Africa and the United States, including as a special performance poet guest of Brown University in 2014. He graduated with a BA in English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar and an MA in Literature from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In 2010, Nadine Gordimer, the winner of the 1991 Noble Prize in Literature, selected Salutes without Guns, his second collection of poems, as her Book of the Year for the Times Literary Supplement