Anansi and the Pot of Beans

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august house, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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While helping his Grandma Spider, Anansi cannot resist her steaming hot pot of beans, despite her warnings to stay away.

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User Review  - bplma - LibraryThing

Noted storytellers Bobby and Sherry Norfolk's updated version of Anansi and the Hat-Shaking Dance (made famous by Harold Courlander's collection of the same name)is updated for western children has a ... Read full review

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another anansi tale good for teaching children about african culture Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Bobby Norfolk is an internationally acclaimed story performer and teaching artist. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner and is one of the most popular and dynamic story-educators in the country. Bobby has created over ten albums and co-authored eight children's titles. He has won the Parents' Choice Gold Award, the National Circle of Excellence Oracle Award and was a board member of the National Storytelling Network. He founded Folktale Productions and more about him can be seen at

Dr. Sander M. Fields was raised in Detroit, Michigan and earned a B.S. in pharmacy from Wayne State University. He operated his own drugstore before pursuing a doctorate in chiropractic at Sherman College of Chiropractic. Fields earned his degree in 1983 and soon founded Fields Chiropractic Clinics of Columbia. His two sons followed in his footsteps and are chiropractic physicians as well as certified family nurse practitioners. Dr. Andrew Fields and Dr. James Fields own and operate a full health care facility in Columbia South Carolina. Dr. Sander Fields is retired and married for 46 years to the love of his life, Suzanne Fields, a retired school teacher. Dr. Fields and "Suzi" have five grandchildren, Player, Parker, Allie, Elizabeth, and Andrew, who all live around the block from them. His hobbies include swimming, reading, ballroom dancing, gardening, photography, and most of all, spending time with his family.