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The Tortoise and the Two Ducks

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The Tortoise and the Two Ducks

by Jean de La Fontaine

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Setting: Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

A light-brain’d tortoise, anciently,
Tired of her hole, the world would see.
Prone are all such, self-banish’d, to roam–
Prone are all cripples to abhor their home.



COMMENTS:

The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.


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