Anansi Does The Impossible!

An Ashanti Tale

By Verna Aardema; Lisa Desimini (Illustrator)
(Aladdin, Paperback, 9780689839337, 32pp.)

Publication Date: November 1, 2000

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound, Prebound

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Long ago, when the earth was set down and the sky was lifted up, all the folktales were owned by the Sky God. And Anansi, that cunning little spider, was determined to buy them back. The payment? A live python, one real fairy, and forty-seven stinging hornets. Not such a high price to pay for all the folktales on earth. But how will Anansi find these hard to come bgy items? It sounds impossible! There's only one way to find the help he needs -- Anansi must go to his clever wife, Aso. But will she be smart enough to outwit the Sky God and get the stories back? This humorous retelling of an Ashanti tale brings Anansi together with his better half in an ingenious scheme that will delight readers of all ages!

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