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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti, McDermott, Gerald

Author    McDermott, Gerald

Title   Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Reprint

Publisher    Henry Holt and Company 1986

ISBN Number    0805003118 / 9780805003116

Seller ID   2264167

Ink initials on front corner. 1986 Soft Cover. [48 pp.] 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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