Anansi and the Magic Stick by Janet StevensAnansi and the Magic Stick by Janet Stevens

Anansi and the Magic Stick

IllustratorJanet StevensRetold byEric A. Kimmel

Picture Books | September 1, 2002

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It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working--all except Anansi, that is! He's sleeping, as usual. Warthog, Lion, and Zebra laugh so hard at his messy house that they wake him up. Anansi stomps off in a huff--right into an amazing secret! Hyena has a magic stick that follows his orders. If Anansi steals the stick, he'll never have to work again, and his home will be the neatest one in town. Is the magic stick his secret for success? Or the beginning of disasters he can't even imagine?
JANET STEVENS is the author and illustrator of many popular and award-winning books for children, including the "Caldecott Honor Book Tops & Bottoms", the Texas Bluebonnet winner "Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!", and the Texas Bluebonnet nominee "And The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon". She also illustrated "To Market, To Market" by Anne Miranda, an...
Title:Anansi and the Magic StickFormat:Picture BooksPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823417638

ISBN - 13:9780823417636

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 4 out of 5 by from We love Anansi stories! Both kids (3 and 7) love this story we read it over and over. Yes, it is like "The Socerer's Apprentice" - but my kids love this African fable. The artwork is wonderful and the story is funny.
Date published: 2011-02-03