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How Elephant Lost His Bottom and Other Ananse Stories (African Fireside Classics, #5)

Length: 71 pages58 minutes


*Why do crickets have black teeth?
*Why do chickens have beaks?
*Why do spiders have small waists?

You can find the answers to these and other intriguing questions in this collection of West African folktales. All twelve stories feature Kweku Ananse, the trickster, who is sometimes a man and sometimes a spider. Follow along as he works his mischief — discover why spiders look the way they do, why termites are so angry and what happened to the crocodile’s ears.

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