Monday, June 15, 2009

Anansi the Spider

by Gerald McDermott

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 sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.

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1 comment:

  1. Anansi the spider is a really sneaky, lazy fellow who is always looking for the easy way out of doing work. He is very funny and I think you'll really have fun reading about him. I won't tell you what happens, but I guarantee you'll be laughing yourself silly over his "smart" ideas.


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