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Anansi the Trickster Spider - Volume One

Length: 46 pages42 minutes


Anansi is as clever as he is lazy and loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking the people of the village and the animals of the jungle. He also hates to work hard. So, he often tricks people and animals, so he can rest under the shade of a nearby tree. Luckily Anansi is not always as clever as he likes to think he is. Sometimes everything backfires, and he becomes the victim of his own tricks. 

This amusing collection of short stories is a must-read for adults and children who love to be entertained. Adults will love reading these tales to younger members of the family whilst older children will delight in discovering Brer Rabbit and his friends for themselves. This book contains the following tales:

Anansi and the gum doll

How Anansi got to ride Tiger

How Anansi turned an ear of corn into one hundred goats

How Anansi won the stories of the Sky God

Why spiders stay on the ceiling

Anansi and the witch named 'Five'

Anansi and the pot of wisdom

Anansi and the Tommy (Thompson Gazelle)

Each tale can be read in approximately ten minutes, making them ideal for when you have a little time to escape the rush of everyday life or for sharing during story time.

To immerse yourself in the enjoyable world of Anansi and his friends press the buy now button and get ready to join in with his adventures.

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