Have you met Ijapa the turtle of Yoruba folk tales? Let me introduce him to you. He is the greedy, cunning turtle who always carries his house on his back.He is also a clown and a prankster, who is full of boasts, and believes that he is so wise, he knows the answers to all problems.He is very curious and never minds his own business.Ijapa is the greatest storyteller on earth. This makes Ijapa an unruly and amusing scoundrel. You can't help hating him, but at the same time you can't help loving him because he makes you laugh at his foolishness. Here is a story about one of Ijapa's escapades: Ijapa's Quest for the Wisdom of the World- Enjoy!