Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric A. KimmelAnansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric A. Kimmel

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

byEric A. KimmelIllustratorJanet Stevens

Paperback | January 1, 1988

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A classic trickster folktale told with humor and charm, this is a perfect read along book both parents and children will love. 

When Anansi the Spider finds a strange moss-covered rock in the forest, he uses it to trick all his animal friends. But Little Bush Deer is onto Anansi's scheme, and hatches a plan to beat him at his own game.

Based on tales originating in West Africa and familiar in Caribbean culture, the five-book Anansi the Trickster series is full of slapstick humor and mischief. Eric A. Kimmel’s imaginative energy combined with Janet Stevens’ expressive illustrations create the perfect silly stories for fun-loving kids.
Eric A. Kimmel, having loved traditional stories since he was a child, has written, retold, and adapted folktales and legends from around the world. Along with Anansi and the Talking Melon, Kimmel has written four other Anansi titles, including Anansi’s Party Time, which was awarded Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Book of the ...
Title:Anansi and the Moss-Covered RockFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.46 × 9.72 × 0.1 inPublished:January 1, 1988Publisher:Holiday House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823407985

ISBN - 13:9780823407989

Appropriate for ages: 3


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Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson.