36 pages, 10 × 10.12 × 0.2 in
February 28, 1988
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0689712014
ISBN - 13: 9780689712012
From the Publisher
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.
From Our Editors
Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories"