Anansi the spider: a tale from the Ashanti

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Publisher:
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Pub. Date:
[1972]
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 430L
Fountas & Pinnell:
L
Description

Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief-maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.

In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.

In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old with the new, combining bold, rich color with traditional African design motifs and authentic Ashanti language rhythms.

Anansi the Spider is a 1973 Caldecott Honor Book.

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ISBN:
9780805003116
9781442005372
9780805003109
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 430L
Fountas & Pinnell:
L
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title_display Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti
title_full Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti / adapted and illustrated, by Gerald McDermott
title_short Anansi the spider :
title_sub a tale from the Ashanti
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