Why the Spider Has Long Legs An African Folk Tale by Charlotte Guillain


Why the Spider Has Long Legs An African Folk Tale by Charlotte Guillain

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of why the spider has long legs, a traditional African folk tale. In it, Anansi the spider learns that you usually have to work to get the things that you want, and that it is never a good idea to be too greedy!

About the Author

Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

9th October 2014



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