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Ananse and the Lizard

Written and illustrated by Pat Cummings

Henry Holt and Co.

2002

Ananse is one of the most popular, mischevious folktale characters ever recorded, but can a trickster as tricky as Ananse ever be tricked? \n I searched through library collections, traveled over 5,000 miles to West Africa, listened to storytellers in Ghana and Nigeria and finally found a colorful and satisfying tale that turns the tables on the wily spider.