Turtles and trees

” Believing that her message had been well delivered, the Tortoise let herself fall off the tree. When she hit the rocks on the ground, her shell broke into many pieces, and her family members had to join the pieces together with gum. This is why a Tortoise shell seems to consist of broken pieces fitted together. “

This one is from a book that I have been working for an African friend of mine. I’ll probably post more of those. I’ve got about 70 drawings like that that I’m thinking about sharing for free download.