Anansi Goes Fishing

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Holiday House, Incorporated, 1992 - 32 pagina's
One fine afternoon, Anansi the Spider sees his friend Turtle walking along the river carrying a large fish. "Where did you get that fish?" he asks. Turtle replies, " I caught it today when I went fishing." Anansi likes to eat fish, but he is much too lazy to catch them for himself. He decides to trick Turtle into catching a fish for him instead.

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Gebruikersrecensie  - cabaty - LibraryThing

As it turns out Anansi the Spider isn't the only one who is good at playing tricks, Turtle has his own brand of trickery hidden in his shell. Anansi is the victim in this classic retelling that, along with all the other Anansi stories, makes a wonderful read aloud for many ages. Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - katiebrennan - LibraryThing

In my opinion, this is a great book. The illustrations are bright, and detailed, and enhance the story. For example, the author does not go into detail about the turtle's behavior in the text. The ... Volledige review lezen

Over de auteur (1992)

Eric Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1946. He received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Lafayette College. He also has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois. He was an elementary school teacher and college professor before becoming a full-time writer. He has published over fifty titles, many of which have won state and national awards. His titles "Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins" won the Caldecott Honor Medal, "The Chanukkah Guest" and "Gershon's Monster" won the Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award and "Anansi and the Talking Melon" won the Utah Children's Choice Award. Kimmel travels nationally and internationally visiting schools and talking about his books and telling stories.

Janet Stevens received her B.F.A. from the University of Colorado. Widely admired for her dipictions of animals, she has illustrated more than 20 Children's books. Among them are Anansi and the Moss-covered Rock and Nanny goat and the Seven Little Kids, both retold by Dr. Kimmel, and Androcles and the Lion the The Tortoise and the Hare, which Janet adapted as well as illustrated. Ms. Stevens lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and two children.

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