Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

By: McDermott, Gerald

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Recent reprint. 1986 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [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.

Title: Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

Author: McDermott, Gerald

Categories: Picture Books, Classics,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1986

ISBN Number: 0805003118

ISBN Number 13: 9780805003116

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2264161