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User Review  - AlexandraSeaha - LibraryThing

This is a tried and true children's book that really stands the test of time. It gives a different perspective of a creature that is often feared in western culture. This is a great read for children if you are looking to bring diversity into their library. Read full review

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User Review  - dtato1 - LibraryThing

I like this book for three reasons. The first reason are the pictures used in this book. They are very big and colorful. There are not a lot of words written on the book. However you can understand ... Read full review

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User Review  - jthuro1 - LibraryThing

The story of Anansi is a classic folk tale that displays the importance of balancing individual talents with working together, and the phenomenon of "the whole being greater than its parts". Anansi is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nikelle - LibraryThing

Summary: Anansi the spider is a tale of how the moon was put into the sky. Anansi was a spider and he had many sons, each with his own special talent. One day Anansi went traveling and ran into some ... Read full review

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User Review  - LeilaniKTaylor - LibraryThing

Anansi the spider gets lost one day in his travels, and each one of his 6 sons work together to use their special gifts to help bring their father home safely. Anansi wants to give one of his sons a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica24 - LibraryThing

This book was about a spider named Anansi, He had 6 sons and named them See Trouble, Road builder, River drinker, Game skinner, Stone thrower, and Cushion. As we read, father gets into trouble and ... Read full review

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User Review  - PeterSinclair - LibraryThing

The pages of this book are fun and intriguing. You can stare at them for a while. The story is of a father who has six sons with special talents. They use their talents to save the father. When the ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheMightyQuinn - LibraryThing

Anansi has six sons, each with their own talent, when Anansi falls in the river his sons use their talents to rescue him. Anansi finds an orb and decides to give it to the son who saved him, since he ... Read full review

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User Review  - walksaloneatnight - LibraryThing

Although it's a bit long winded for my toddler, we enjoyed the rhythmic text and beautiful illustrations. Read full review

Review: Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

User Review  - Mrs_M - Goodreads

I loved this book. It is culturally diverse and it teaches children lessons about worth, love, and family commitment. This is all through the metamorphic tale of natural challenges and logic. It's great. Definitely a 5 star for children. Read full review


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