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Anansi the Spider: A West African God

The story of Anansi the Spider originates from the Ashanti people of Ghana. It is one of the best known of the tales they took with them when they were taken captive during the slave trade. In the Caribbean, Anansi is often celebrated as a symbol of slave resistance and survival. Anansi is a rogue, a mischief-maker, and a wise but lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.

World Tales are well-known folk stories from around the world, retold in simple English. It is the first time these tales are published in an easy-to-read format. 

 
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Series

World Tales

Age

KS2+

ISBN

9781783225415

Format

Paperback

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