Traveling to Tondo: A Tale of the Nkundo of Zaire
On his way to his wedding, with his friends as attendants, a civet cat
meets with extraordinary and unexpected delays.
Reviews on Goodreads mention Bowane (the civet cat), Embenga (the pigeon), Nguma (the python) and Ulu (the tortoise) and that the journey took several years, when they arrived the bride-...
My guess would be the scene, where Kitty and Levin open their hearts to each other. It fits the description (tr. Constance Garnett).
“Ah! I’ve scribbled all over the table!” she said, and, laying down the chalk, she made a movement as though to get up.
“What! shall I be left alone—without her?” he thought with horror, and he took the chalk. “Wait a ...
‘Go to the ant’ by Stanley J. Sharpless:
‘Go to the ant, thou sluggard;
Consider her ways, and be wise,’
Well, I’ve been to the ant, and I’m buggered
If I think it’s one up on us guys;
All that rushing about is damn silly,
(And uneconomic, I bet),
I'd rather consider the lily,
It's got Solomon beat—and no sweat.
Stanley J. Sharpless. ‘...
True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
Meet Bingo and J’miah, raccoon brothers on a mission to save Sugar Man
Swamp in this rollicking tale and National Book Award Finalist from
Newbery Honoree Kathi Appelt.
Raccoon brothers Bingo and J’miah are the newest recruits of the
Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts. The opportunity to serve ...