Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

Written and Illustrated by Gerald McDermott

Adapted from a folktale from Ghana, in West Africa, the story is about how Anansi the spider is threatened by Fish and Falcon, but is rescued by his two sons. But then Anansi has another problem: Which son should he reward? The god Nyame helps her resolve this issue.

Age Range 4 - 7 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
48
Publisher
Henry Holt and Company
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780805003116
Lexile AD290L
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