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The Baboon and the Tortoise

A Fable from Around the World

Ronan Keane

32 pages
Compass Productions Inc
Thabo Tortoise and Bosede Baboon are best friends, but sometimes they play tricks on each other. In this popular tale from Africa, the pair realize that being mean is not so fun in the end. Embark on a round-the-world trip through this collection of fables from lands near and far. The Fables from Around the World books combine simple language and engaging stories bring timeless principles to life. Each story concludes with a moral to make it easy to apply the lessons.
Author Bio
Ronan Keane is a Canadian author with over 10 years' experience in the world of publishing for children, during which time he has worked and collaborated with other authors on a variety of mediums-magazines, anthologies, novels, and short stories. He has lived and worked on five continents (so far!), and the Fables from Around the World series is inspired by his desire to share some of that passion for travel, discovery, and new cultures with young readers. He currently lives in Calgary, Canada, with his wife and two preschool-aged children.