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Anansi the Spider Man

Sherlock, Philip M.

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ISBN 10: 0690089058 / ISBN 13: 9780690089059
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., NY, 1954
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Jamaican folk tales. Jacket in new mylar cover. 112 very clean and tight pages. Bookseller Inventory # 005178

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Title: Anansi the Spider Man

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., NY

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Brown, Marcia

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

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The legend of Anansi is a legend told by storytellers and parents throughout the world, and Philip Sherlock brings this original Spider Man to life!

Fifteen Jamaican folk tales, illustrated with over fifty black and white drawings.

About the Author:

As a child growing up in Jamaica, Philip Sherlock listened in the evenings to these West Indian tales, which he now retells with humor and warmth.
The illustrator, Marcia Brown, knows well the background atmosphere for these tales, and her drawings capture completely their gaiety and subtlety.

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