The First Adventures Of Spider: West African Folktales by Joyce Cooper ArkhurstThe First Adventures Of Spider: West African Folktales by Joyce Cooper Arkhurst

The First Adventures Of Spider: West African Folktales

byJoyce Cooper ArkhurstIllustratorJerry Pinkney

Paperback | May 1, 2012

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In West Africa, children love to listen to stories about Spider. He is a clever and crafty character. He loves to eat and he hates to work, and he plays tricks that get him into trouble. But he tries to be good as much as he can, and he is always lots of fun! Spider stars in three short tales in this collaboration between Joyce Cooper Arkhurst and Caldecott-winning artist Jerry Pinkney, now abridged and redesigned for early readers (Passport to Reading, Level 4). Look for three more tales inThe Further Adventures of Spider.
Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children's book illustrators of all time. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal forThe Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books:The Tortoise & the HareandThe Grasshopper & the Ants. He ...
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Title:The First Adventures Of Spider: West African FolktalesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316203815

ISBN - 13:9780316203814

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