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The Resource A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley

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

Label
A story, a story : an African tale
Title
A story, a story
Title remainder
an African tale
Statement of responsibility
retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Creator
Contributor
Binder
Donor
Illustrator
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Publisher
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many African stories are called "Spider stories". This book is about how that came to be. And it tells that long, long ago there were no stories on earth for children to hear. All stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky god. Ananse, the Spider man, wanted to buy some of these stories, so he spun a web up to the sky and went to bargain with the Sky god. The price the Sky god asked was Osebo, the leopard-of-the-terrible-teeth, Mmboro the hornet who-stings-like-fire and Mmoatia the fairy whom-man-never-see. This book is about how Ananse paid the price
Summary
Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories."
Award
Caldecott Medal, 1971.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090770
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.H139
  • PS3558.A37
LC item number
  • St
  • S7 F70
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an African tale
Label
A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • On verso of t.p.: Bound by H. Wolff
  • Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy donated by Robert L. Egolf.
Control code
82440
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[35] p.
Isbn
9780689205118
Lccn
69018961
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00067571
  • (OCoLC)67571
Label
A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Publication
Note
  • On verso of t.p.: Bound by H. Wolff
  • Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy donated by Robert L. Egolf.
Control code
82440
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[35] p.
Isbn
9780689205118
Lccn
69018961
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00067571
  • (OCoLC)67571

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