Leapfrog World Tales: Anansi the Banana Thief Anne Adeney

Franklin Watts Ltd
Paperback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780749694227
Size:
214 x 139 x 4mm
Published:
1st July 2010
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Leapfrog World Tales
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Overview

In this retelling of a classic tale from Africa, the trickster Anansi is helping Monkey with his shopping - until he gets a better idea and runs off with the bananas! Monkey must give chase but the woods are full of dangerous, hungry animals!Leapfrog World Tales are exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map.

Author

Anne Adeney is well known for her educational wooden toys and more recently for her children`s writing. In 1997 she was short-listed for the Fidler Award, for the best new children`s novelist. Anne lives in Plymouth with her husband, four children and loopy dog!

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