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Anansi Tales

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Anansi Goes to Lunch
From YouTube, produced by August House/Story Cove
"Anansí Goes to Lunch" is another story from the series of West African folktales about Anansi, the trickster spider. In this story Anansí is invited to three different parties but realizes that it is not possible to attend all three of the lunches a... [more]
July 17, 2018 at 12:38 PM
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Ages: 5 - 10
A Pourquoi Story: An Anansi Folktale
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WNET.org
This video segment from Jakers features a storyteller who tells a Pourquoi story about a spider. Pourquoi is the French word for "why". Pourquoi stories try to explain in an entertaining way why something happens or why things are the way they are, e... [more]
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March 27, 2011 at 10:11 PM
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Anansi and the Pot of Beans (Animated Stories)
From YouTube, produced by August House/Story Cove
Did you ever wonder why spiders have no hair? After reading Anansí and the Pot of Beans you, too, will know the answer. This classic folktale from Africa, written by Bobby and Sherry Norfolk, tells the story of when Anansí goes to help his grandmothe... [more]
July 22, 2018 at 05:28 PM
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Anansi and the Sky Kingdom (Animated)
From YouTube, produced by August House/Story Cove
In this story from West Africa, Anansi the spider uses his wits, his trickster skills, and the help of his friends to bring light to the world. This African tale will teach readers the importance of resourcefulness, courage, and citizenship.  (05:49)
July 22, 2018 at 05:30 PM
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