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Anansi The Trickster Spider: Volumes One and Two

Anansi The Trickster Spider – Volumes One and Two (16 short stories) The stories featured in this book introduce Anansi the Spider, a traditional African trickster character. Anansi is as clever as he is lazy and he loves to prove just how smart he is by tricking the people of the village and the animals of the jungle. Luckily Anansi is not always as clever as he likes to think he is. Sometimes everything backfires on him and he becomes the victim of his own tricks. This book contains 16 short stories that were originally published as two eBook volumes, available to download from Amazon. These stories are: • Anansi and the gum doll • How Anansi got to ride Tiger • How Anansi turned an ear of corn into one hundred goats • How Anansi won the stories of the Sky God • Why spiders stays on the ceiling • Anansi and the witch named ‘Five’ • Anansi and the pot of wisdomAnansi and the Tommy (Thompson Gazelle) • How Anansi missed four parties on one night • Anansi invites Turtle to tea • Anansi, Fly and Ant win the sun • Anansi and the talking melon • Anansi and the moss covered rock • Why Anansi has thin, long legs • Anansi and the field of corn • Anansi and the tug of war For FREE Anansi themed activities and downloads visit Reviews for Anansi The Trickster Spidervolume one eBook – 6th January 2013 “It was a pleasure to read these tales again. I had read them all them before throughout my childhood and they were funny then, so reading through them again it brought it all back… the sweet memories. Its homour for both kids and adults, great read.” 4 out of 5 stars Good Reads – 13th June 2013 “A very nice collection. Good use of storytelling and language. The stories are varied and present different aspects of Anansi. Well done!” 4 out of 5 stars – 20th March 2014 “Anansi stories are well known in the Caribbean and orators like Louise Bennett really brings them to life in the Jamaican dialect. This selection of stores are written in the “English” words and would make an excellent reading book to parents and children of all ages! The stories are not too long, but there is always a moral.” 5 out of 5 stars

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