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Anansi the Spider tricks all the animals, until he's taught a lesson.
About the Author
Eric A. Kimmel has written, retold, and adapted a number of stories from around the world, including two other Anansi titles, Anansi and the Talking Melon and Anansi Goes Fishing. The Anansi tales are originally from West Africa but are also familiar in Caribbean culture, where Anansi is a beloved folklore character. Professor of Education at Portland State University, Dr. Kimmel and his wife, Doris, live in Portland, Oregon. Janet Stevens has written and/or illustrated many popular books, including Coyote Steals the Blanket: A Ute Tale. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.