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A Story, a Story :an African tale / retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley.

Haley, Gail E. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville J398.2 HALEY (Text) 39230030118895 Long Overdue Materials Checked out 09/26/2012
Garrett PL - Garrett JPIC FOLK, FAIRY TALES (Text) 30010170296522 Juvenile Picture Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689712014 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 2nd Aladdin Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Aladdin Books, 1988.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories."
Target Audience Note:
AD 590 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Caldecott Medal Book
Subject: Folklore > Africa.

  • Baker & Taylor
    Despite his age, Ananse the Spider man enterprises to buy the stories of Nyame, the Sky God, to whom all stories then belonged
  • Baker & Taylor
    Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories."
  • Simon and Schuster
    Winner of the Caldecott Medal
    Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyame, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider man, wanted them -- and caught three sly creatures to get them.
    This story of how we got our own stories to tell is adapted from an African folktale.

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