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A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples.
By Frane Lessac (illustrator) and Eric Maddern (other contributor)

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9781847806529 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, May 15, 2015, cover price $9.99
9781845075149 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, April 28, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples.

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Product Description: Lazy farmer Rabbit steals from hardworking farmer Guinea Fowl in this tale from Africa. Rabbit is dishonest about his actions, but this does not serve him well.
By Paula Wendland (illustrator)

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9781623236144 | The Childs World Inc, August 1, 2013, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Lazy farmer Rabbit steals from hardworking farmer Guinea Fowl in this tale from Africa.

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Product Description: Beautiful, colorful illustrations show the West African tale of Anansi the spider. In this version of the story, Anansi ties a bit of web to each leg and leaves the other end with many friends who are cooking delicious food. When the food is ready, they will tug on the thread so that Anansi can eat the meal...read more

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9781480716926 | Teacher Created Materials, August 1, 2013, cover price $19.96 | About this edition: Beautiful, colorful illustrations show the West African tale of Anansi the spider.

Paperback:

9781433355240 | Shell Education, July 1, 2013, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Beautiful, colorful illustrations show the West African tale of Anansi the spider.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Presents abridged versions of three previously-published tales of clever and crafty Spider, also called Anansi.

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9780606266932 | Turtleback Books, November 6, 2012, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Describes the causes and effects of tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and looks at the efforts of scientists to predict and lessen the severity of dangerous storms

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9780316203456 | Little Brown & Co, November 6, 2012, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Describes the causes and effects of tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and looks at the efforts of scientists to predict and lessen the severity of dangerous storms

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By Joyce Cooper Arkhurst (other contributor) and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

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9780316203814 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 2012, cover price $3.99

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Presents abridged versions of three previously-published tales of clever and crafty Spider, also called Anansi.
By Joyce Cooper Arkhurst (other contributor)

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9780606261562 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, May 1, 2012), cover price $13.55 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day. At first Aje was happy, but soon she started to pine for the cool shadows of her mother's realm...read more
By Jenny Stow (illustrator)

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9781847802767 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, September 27, 2011, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Long, long ago, when the earth was new, the great river goddess Yemoya sent her daughter Aje to marry a handsome earth chief in the Land of Shining Day.

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By Amanda Cushman (trans)

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9780979299988 | Quale Pr, March 15, 2010, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: The fifth book in the popular Anansi trickster tales series by acclaimed author-and-illustrator team Eric A. Kimmel and Janet Stevens. Anansi is throwing a party. He invites Turtle, but plays so many tricks on him that Turtle can't have any fun...read more
By Janet Stevens (illustrator)

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9780823422418 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, July 1, 2009), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The fifth book in the popular Anansi trickster tales series by acclaimed author-and-illustrator team Eric A.

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9780823419227 | Holiday House, September 15, 2008, cover price $17.95

Anansi and his wife outsmart the Sky God and win back the beloved folktales of their people.
By Verna Aardema and Lisa Desimini (illustrator)

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9780689839337 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, November 1, 2000), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Anansi and his wife outsmart the Sky God and win back the beloved folktales of their people.

Prebinding:

9781442007284 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99

Product Description: Anansí and the Sky Kingdom is another folktale from West Africa about the trickster spider Anansí. This timeless story is written by the award-winning creative team of Bobby and Sherry Norfolk. In this folktale, the world is dark and King Lion asks for someone to go to the King of the Sky to ask for light...read more

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9780874838817 | August House Pub Inc, November 15, 2008, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Anansí and the Sky Kingdom is another folktale from West Africa about the trickster spider Anansí.

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9781435267718 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Anansí and the Sky Kingdom is another folktale from West Africa about the trickster spider Anansí.

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Product Description: This lively collection comes from West Africa, a place 'where stories grow on trees'. Here are the famous tricksters: Hare, Tortoise, and the greatest of them all - Ananse the spider. The stories are full of larger-than-life characters and situations; and include the tale of how Ananse got his thin waist, how Crocodile learnt his lesson, and how Monkey managed not to get eaten by Shark...read more
By Martin Bennett and Rosamund Fowler (illustrator)

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9780192750761 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 30, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This lively collection comes from West Africa, a place 'where stories grow on trees'.

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9781439517789 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This lively collection comes from West Africa, a place 'where stories grow on trees'.

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Product Description: Anansi And The Box Of Stories
By Stephen Krensky (adapted by) and Jeni Reeves (illustrator)

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9780822567455 | Reprint edition (First Avenue Editions, August 1, 2008), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Anansi And The Box Of Stories

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Long ago in Africa, the sky god Nyame keeps all of the stories to himself, but when Anansi the spider asks their price, Nyame agrees to trade his stories if Anansi can perform four seemingly impossible tasks.
By Stephen Krensky (adapted by) and Jeni Reeves (illustrator)

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9780822567417 | Millbrook Pr, November 1, 2007, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Long ago in Africa, the sky god Nyame keeps all of the stories to himself, but when Anansi the spider asks their price, Nyame agrees to trade his stories if Anansi can perform four seemingly impossible tasks.

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When three friends invite Anansi the Spider to lunch on the same day, he learns a lesson about greed.

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9780874838527 | August House Pub Inc, September 1, 2007, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: When three friends invite Anansi the Spider to lunch on the same day, he learns a lesson about greed.

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9781435209978 | Paw Prints, September 1, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When three friends invite Anansi the Spider to lunch on the same day, he learns a lesson about greed.

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Anansi the spider uses brain power to teach Elephant and Killer Whale to be respectful of smaller, weaker creatures. Original.
By Baird Hoffmire (illustrator)

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9781435200548 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Anansi the spider uses brain power to teach Elephant and Killer Whale to be respectful of smaller, weaker creatures.

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A West African tale in which two cats argue over some cheese, and a clever monkey, who offers to help, manages to get most of the cheese for himself.

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9780874838480 | Pck pap/co edition (August House Pub Inc, June 1, 2007), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: When two greedy jungle cats discover a large piece of cheese, they can't decide how to divide it fairly.
9780874838015 | August House Pub Inc, April 1, 2006, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A West African tale in which two cats argue over some cheese, and a clever monkey, who offers to help, manages to get most of the cheese for himself.

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9781435207295 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A West African tale in which two cats argue over some cheese, and a clever monkey, who offers to help, manages to get most of the cheese for himself.

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While helping his Grandma Spider, Anansi cannot resist her steaming hot pot of beans, despite her warnings to stay away.

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9780874838398 | Pck pap/co edition (August House Pub Inc, June 1, 2007), cover price $42.95

Prebinding:

9781435200531 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: While helping his Grandma Spider, Anansi cannot resist her steaming hot pot of beans, despite her warnings to stay away.

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Humorous and ironical folk tales revealing the customs and thought of the West Africans

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9780606013185, titled "Cow-Tail Switch and Other West African Stories" | Demco Media, June 1, 1987, cover price $22.30 | also contains The Cow-Tail Switch and Other West African Stories | About this edition: Humorous and ironical folk tales revealing the customs and thought of the West Africans

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9781435201804, titled "Cow-tail Switch and Other West African Stories" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 28, 2007), cover price $21.95 | also contains The Cow-Tail Switch and Other West African Stories | About this edition: Humorous and ironical folk tales revealing the customs and thought of the West Africans

A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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9780140549058 | Puffin, October 1, 1978, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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9780803760875, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale" | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1990, cover price $6.47 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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9780606018845, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale" | Demco Media, October 1, 1978, cover price $15.81 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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9781435209022 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $16.99 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

Hardcover:

9780756786618 | Diane Pub Co, December 30, 1975, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster.

Paperback:

9780140545890 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1993), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals.
9780803760882 | Dial Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1978, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

School and Library:

9780803760899, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale" | Dial Books for Young Readers, December 1, 1975, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

Reinforced:

9780606018845 | Demco Media, October 1, 1978, cover price $15.81 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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9781435209022, titled "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale" | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $16.99 | also contains Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale | About this edition: A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals

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While helping his Grandma Spider, Anansi cannot resist her steaming hot pot of beans, despite her warnings to stay away.

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9780874838114 | August House Pub Inc, September 1, 2006, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: While helping his Grandma Spider, Anansi cannot resist her steaming hot pot of beans, despite her warnings to stay away.

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Product Description: In this trickster tale from Africa, Anansi proves to Elephant and Killer Whale that in a battle of wits, brains definitely outdo brawn. Each Pack contains: 7 copies of Anansi and the Tug O' War; differentiated lesson plans for 4 grades, CD with read-along audio tracks, animated version of the story, and downloadable lesson plans...read more

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9780874838404 | Pck tch edition (August House Pub Inc, June 1, 2007), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: In this trickster tale from Africa, Anansi proves to Elephant and Killer Whale that in a battle of wits, brains definitely outdo brawn.
9780874838251 | August House Pub Inc, May 15, 2007, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Anansi the spider uses brain power to teach Elephant and Killer Whale to be respectful of smaller, weaker creatures.

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Presents a West African tale in which the clever monkey faces a mean lion who has been bullying the other animals. Original.
By Tom Wrenn (illustrator)

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9781435207301 | Paw Prints, May 15, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A West African tale in which the clever monkey faces a mean lion who has been bullying the other animals.

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