A folk tale from Africa.
Narrated by grandma, it takes a young girl to a fantasy animal kingdom called Jalingo.
The animal kingdom is threatened by starvation and faces a real danger of extinction. Ìjàpá- the tortoise journeys through a mysterious underwater world to salvage his last meal. He faced danger but recognized the opportunity to discover food reserves for the kingdom.
His success earns him an elevated position among the animals. Having the advantage of newfound food for the kingdom, he embarks on a dangerous conspiracy to upset the established order of the kingdom as he tries to reach the corridors of power.
Will he succeed? Or will the animals choose loyalty to the status quo despite facing death by starvation?