Anansi Does the Impossible!: An Ashanti Tale
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997 - Anansi (Legendary character) - 32 pages
Peppered with Verna Aardema's trademark ideophones--words that mimic actual sounds--this book makes an ideal read-aloud. Brilliantly realized characters and West African flavor come together in Desimini's extraordinary collage illustrations. Includes a glossary of West African terms and pronunciations. Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
"Long, long ago, when the earth was set down and the sky was lifted up, all folktales were owned by the Sky God." So begins this story about the iconic West African trickster figure Anansi, who ... Read full review
Review: Anansi Does The Impossible!: An Ashanti TaleUser Review - Raena Mceuin - Goodreads
Anansi is one of my favorite African folklore characters, and this book brings his tales to life for children otherwise unaware of such traditions. Anansi the Spider is determined to buy back the ... Read full review