An African folk tale about two brothers, who turn out to be the only ones to save their village from the terrifying ogre who lives in the mountains above them. Find out how they manage to overcome him, and whether it's brains or brawn that eventually ensures freedom and victory for the village.
Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate.
Text type: A traditional tale from another culture
Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions