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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes. In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi ... Read full review

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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  - PattyHoward - LibraryThing

I love the folktales about Anansi the spider! I remembered reading these stories when I was in elementary school, and have enjoyed sharing them with my own children-- They love him, especially because Anansi is such a clever, good-hearted trickster. Read full review

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

I loved re-reading this with my daughter, as this was a favorite of mine when I was a child! I love the drawings and the colors! Beautiful to read! Read full review

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User Review  - kather8 - LibraryThing

This is a great story with a simple and bold artistic style. The book won a Caldecott Honor. This tells the story of a family of spiders, who each have a special ability. They use their abilities to ... Read full review

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User Review  - KaitlynBlevins - LibraryThing

Summary: A traditional story from Africa about Anansi, a spider. Anansi goes on a long where he gets lost and finds himself in big trouble. His six sons, each with unique talents, is able to work ... Read full review

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User Review  - JasRochelle - LibraryThing

The book begins with introducing Anansi and his six sons. They are all named after their abilities. The first son, named See Trouble, saw that his father was in trouble so he petitioned his other ... Read full review

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User Review  - ktran4 - LibraryThing

I had mixed feelings for this book. I liked this book because of the plot and illustrations. However, I did not enjoy some of the word choices or organization of the story. The plot is about six ... Read full review

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User Review  - amkestek - LibraryThing

Great simple story to explain what a legend is. 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


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