Folk tales are fictional stories passed on from one generation to the next by word of mouth kwn as Oral traditions. They are humorous and entertaining fables designed to teach moral lessons to the young. West African Folk tales use the character of the tortoise quite extensively. Such stories originating from Nigeria consider this particular creature to be very sneaky, always full of tricks, and whose outcome is almost always pitiful! In the Quest For Wisdom, the tortoise became very proud when the other animals said he had the most beautiful shell in the world! He loved the attention so much that he was willing to do anything to keep the praises coming! How will his epic journey end? Find out in the first story of The Tortoise's Journey Series, the Quest For Wisdom.