West African Folk Tales



A Delightful Collection Of Folk Tales From West Africa Including Anansi Tales, As Well As Others Includes The Story Of How The Tales Came To Be Called Anansi Tales In The Olden Days All The Stories Which Men Told Were Stories Of Nyankupon, The Chief Of The Gods Spider Wanted The Stories To Be About Him Nyankupon Agreed, On One Condition, Namely That He Bring Him Three Things A Jar Full Of Live Bees, A Boa Constrictor, And A Tiger How Anansi Contrived To Achieve All These Tasks Is Related In The Opening Story Suitable For Ages And UpWest African Folk Tales

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  • Paperback
  • 232 pages
  • West African Folk Tales
  • William Henry Barker
  • English
  • 12 March 2018
  • 0898758564

10 thoughts on “West African Folk Tales

  1. says:

    3.5

  2. says:

    Well, at first I was really intrigued, then lost all the interest, even skipped several tales Though, this book gave some background who was Anansi from American Gods.

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    I read these to my husband at nights as we prepare to adopt a child from West Africa and want to have a solid foundation of their culture I did find that reading these can give you great insights into the culture I could only give it four stars, though in some ways I feel that the deduction of a star might be caused by cultural misunderstanding Many of the stories ended abruptly, making us wonder if we were missing something Also, sometimes the stories have very strange conclusions or seem t I read these to my husband at nights as we prepare to adopt a child from West Africa and want to have a solid foundation of their culture I did find that reading these can give you great insights into the culture I could only give it four stars, though in some ways I feel that the deduction of a star might be caused by cultural misunderstanding Many of the stories ended abruptly, making us wonder if we were missing something Also, sometimes the stories have very strange conclusions or seem to be teaching the wrong thing, but like I said, that could be cultural I will say that these are not all child friendly stories, and if your hope was to read them to a child, I would recommend reading them first yourself

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    Available for free in audio form on Librivox Available for free in audio form on Librivox

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