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.
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.
In adapting this popular folktale,
Gerald McDermott merges the old with the new, and authentic Ashanti language
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