Anansi and the Magic Stick (Hardcover)

By Janet Stevens (Illustrator), Eric A. Kimmel (Retold by)

Holiday House, 9780823414437, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2001



It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working--all except Anansi, that is He's sleeping, as usual. Warthog, Lion, and Zebra laugh so hard at his messy house that they wake him up. Anansi stomps off in a huff--right into an amazing secret Hyena has a magic stick that follows his orders. If Anansi steals the stick, he'll never have to work again, and his home will be the neatest one in town. Is the magic stick his secret for success? Or the beginning of disasters he can't even imagine?