The adventures of Spider: West African folk tales

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Scholastic Book Services, 1964 - Social Science - 58 pages
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Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

I can't recall the first time I heard or read a story about Anansi - the trickster-spider whose many misadventures feature so prominently in West African folklore - but I must have been fairly young ... Read full review

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User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

West African Folk tale about how the spider became like he is Great for classroom discussions of folk tales Read full review

Contents

How Spider Got a Thin Waist
5
Why Spider Lives in Ceilings
12
How Spider Got a Bald Head
21
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