Anansi Does the Impossible!: An Ashanti Tale
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ranaemathias - LibraryThing
Anansi does indeed do the impossible in this Ashanti tale told by Verna Aardema. He succeeds in tricking the Sky God, who owned all of the people's stories, into "selling" them back. Sky God demanded ... Read full review