Anansi and the Tug of War


Anansi, the African trickster spider, tells Elephant and Rhino he can beat them both at tug of war. To their astonishment, he does – or does he?

ISBN: 9781409535829 Author: Sims, Lesley Publisher: Usborne Publication Date: 1st October 2012 Imprint: Usborne Publishing Ltd. Cover: Hardback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 32 Language: English Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: , ,

A lively re-telling of a traditional African tale, specially written for children just learning to read. Anansi might be a King but he is also just a spider, so can he really beat Elephant and Rhino in a tug of war? Easy-to-read text is brought to life with vibrant illustrations, and puzzles at the back help to consolidate learning – guaranteed to inspire beginner readers.

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