ANANSI AND THE LION - A West African Anansi Story


Narrated by Baba Indaba , Anon E. Mouse

Abela Publishing

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ANANSI AND THE LION - A West African Anansi Story


Narrated by Baba Indaba , Anon E. Mouse

Abela Publishing


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€ 0,99


ISBN: 9781910882085
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 06

In issue 5 of the Baba Indaba children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the West African story of “Anansi And The Lion.”
One day Anansi, the Trickster Spider, went to town and bought string, sacks, firkins[1] of fat and a very large frying pan.
He then went to the beach and caught and fried lots of fish and put them into the sacks.
[1] A Small cask used for liquids

On his way home when he met Mr Lion, who had smelt the cooked fish. Hoping to get a free meal, Mr Lion  greeted him warmly.
After eating their fill, Anansi and Lion decided to play a game. But what was the game? Should Anansi trust Mr Lion to not eat him when he was tied up? Also, Anansi is known as the Trickster Spider, so could Mr Lion trust Anansi? Well, what happened next? Well you will have to download and read this story to find out what happened and if Anasi was dessert for greedy Mr Lion or if Anansi out-tricked the greedy lion?

Baba Indaba is an old Zulu storyteller who collects and narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates into English as "Father of Stories".

Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the location of the story. HINT - use Google maps.
In looking up these place names, using Google Maps, that young people will be able to see images and read about other peoples and cultures from around the world. Through this, it is our hope that young people will not only increase their world geography but also increase their understanding and tolerance of other people and cultures.

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10% of the sale price of this book will be donated to charities.

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