A Story, a Story

Paperback | February 28, 1988

byGail E. HaleyIllustratorGail E. Haley

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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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Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories"

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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.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 10 × 10.12 × 0.2 inPublished:February 28, 1988Publisher:Aladdin

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ISBN - 10:0689712014

ISBN - 13:9780689712012

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories"