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Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti / adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott.

Author/Creator:
McDermott, Gerald author, illustrator.
Publication:
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1986. , ©1972.
Series:
Owlet book
An Owlet book
Format/Description:
Book
41 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 20 x 24 cm.
Subjects:
Anansi (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Onyame (Akan deity) -- Juvenile fiction.
Gods, African -- Juvenile fiction.
Spiders -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers -- Juvenile fiction.
Cooperation -- Juvenile fiction.
Rescues -- Juvenile fiction.
Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Ghana -- Juvenile fiction.
Moon -- Origin -- Juvenile fiction.
Ashanti -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature, American -- 20th century.
Picture books for children -- United States -- 20th century.
Ashanti (African people)
Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore.
Anansi (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Folklore -- Africa.
JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic.
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes).
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
Anansi (Legendary character)
Brothers.
Children's literature, American.
Cooperation.
Folklore.
Gods, African.
Onyame (Akan deity)
Origin of the Moon.
Picture books for children.
Rescues.
Spiders.
Ghana.
Ghana -- Ashanti.
Moon.
United States.
Childrens subjects:
Anansi (Legendary character)
Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore.
Anansi (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Folklore -- Africa.
Local subjects:
Caldecott Medal.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Picture books.
Folklore.
Folklore.
Fiction.
Folk tales.
Juvenile works.
Myths.
Picture books.
Folk tales.
Myths.
Picture books.
Juvenile literature -- New York -- New York -- 1977.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky.
Notes:
Caldecott Honor Book, 1973.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1986
Contributor:
Henry Holt and Company, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0805003118
9780805003116
OCLC:
15876679
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