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  • Author:
    Verna Aardema
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    0803711654
  • ISBN13:
    978-0803711655
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    Dial Books; 1st edition (September 30, 1992)
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A retelling of Robert S. Rattray's story beginning on p. 253 in his book, Akan-Ashanti folk-tales published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1930

A retelling of Robert S. 253 in his book, Akan-Ashanti folk-tales published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1930. Lazy Anansi seeks to trick someone into doing the heavy work of laying his fish trap, but instead he is fooled into doing the job himself. Anansi, in human form, is tricked by Bonsu when they go fishing.

Anansi Finds a Fool book. Acclaimed folklorist Verna Aardema once again weaves a funny and magical African tale about lazy Anansi, who wants a fishing partner who will do all the work with Anansi getting the fish. But when his clever friend Bonsu becomes his partner, Anansi's plan backfires. Aardema is the author of the 1976 "When you dig a hole for someone else, you will fall into it yourself".

Lazy Anansi seeks to trick someone into doing the heavy work of laying his fish trap, but instead he is fooled into doing the job himself. A retelling of Robert S.

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen (June 6, 1911 – May 11, 2000), best known by the name Verna Aardema, was an American writer of children's books. Verna Norberg was born in New Era, Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University with a . of Journalism in 1934. She worked as a grade school teacher from 1934 to 1973 and became a correspondent for the Muskegon Chronicle in 1951, a job that lasted until 1972, the year before she retired from teaching.

When you dig a hole for someone else, you will fall into it yourself.

Aardema's style, refined over 30 illustrious years, is fluid and economical. Just right for reading or telling. Folklore/Picture book. Waldman's watercolors, more literal than the work of most of her predecessors (notably the Dillons' Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, 1976 Caldecott), are full of lovely details of textiles, pottery, basketry, and thatch-roofed mud houses.

ISBN 10: 0803711646 ISBN 13: 9780803711648. Publisher: Dial Books, 1992. Lazy Ananse seeks to trick someone into doing the heavy work of laying his fish trap, but instead he is fooled into doing the job himself. From Publishers Weekly

Anansi’s wife tells Bonsu’s wife, who then tells Bonsu. Bonsu decides that he will become Anansi’s fishing partner, but tricks him into doing all the work.

Anansi’s wife tells Bonsu’s wife, who then tells Bonsu. The following day, neither men gets any fish because of events that transpire involving a python and a crocodile, and Bonsu has one more trick that makes Anansi look like a fool in the eyes of the people at the market. Waldman uses watercolours to create bright, attractive illustrations that span over a two-page spread.

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Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen, best known by the name Verna Aardema (6 June . "Anansi Finds a Fool: An Ashanti Tale. Pictures by Bryna Waldman.

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen, best known by the name Verna Aardema (6 June 1911 11 May 2000) was an American author of children s books. Born in New Era, Michigan she graduated from Michigan State University with a . 1977 was the 1977 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner in 1978. Aardema received the Children's Reading Round Table Award in 1981, and several of her works have been selected as Notable Books by the American Library Association.

Tired of Anansi's laziness, Anansi's friend Bonsu decides to play a trick on his pal during their fishing trip, in a retelling of an African tale. By the author of Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears.