Anansi and Company: Retold Jamaican Tales
by Bish Denham
How do you escape a hungry tiger? Why do ram-goats smell? What happens if you get too greedy? In this collection of ten retold Jamaican stories, Anansi the spider tricks, sings, and dances his way into and out of trouble. As a trickster, Anansi has both good and bad traits, which makes him very human and his stories teach lessons for all of us.