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The adventures of Spider : West African folk tales

Author: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst; Jerry Pinkney
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1992], ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Juvenile books
Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst; Jerry Pinkney
ISBN: 0316051071 9780316051071
OCLC Number: 25708962
Description: 58 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
How spider got a thin waist --
Why spider lives in ceilings --
How spider got a bald head --
How spider helped a fisherman --
Why spiders live in dark corners --
How the world got wisdom.
Responsibility: retold by Joyce Cooper Arkhurst ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
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Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners.

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