Anansi, The Spider Man
Jamaican Folk Tales told by Phillip M. Sherlock and illustrated by Marcia Brown [New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954]

Anansi, The Spider Man, is a compilation of Jamaican folktales about a cunning spider who delights in tricking other animals. Marcia Brown uses sharply observed ink drawings to transfer the humor of Anansi from oral tradition into illustrated book form.


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