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A quirky reworking of the traditional Anansi stories from west Africa by Andrew Fusek Peters. Nyame the sky god has a special treasure - in a big, brass chest are all the stories ever told. Anansi, the cleverest of spiders, sees that down on Earth the people are bored. Unfortunately, she can't spin a tale, but she can spin a web. So she makes a ladder up into the sky, determined to bring back the stories, whatever it takes. This humourous version of the stories of Anansi by Andrew Fusek Peters has fun black-and-white illustrations by Sara Ugolotti and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence, covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: Lime Ideal for ages 6+
|Publication date:||9th July 2020|
|Author:||Andrew Fusek Peters|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Education an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Andrew Fusek Peters has written award-winning, critically acclaimed books for all ages (many with his wife, Polly), including poetry collections, picture books, storybooks, anthologies, plays, radio plays, graphic novels, verse novels and fiction. He is also a performer and storyteller, travelling to schools and literary festivals around the country with his didgeridoo. Andrew grew up in London and now lives in rural Shropshire with Polly and two children. Sara Ugolotti is an Italian illustrator currently living and working in Parma. She has collaborated on projects for magazines, children's book and children's cartoon animations, and has been selected for exhibitions in ...More About Andrew Fusek Peters