Leapfrog World Tales: Anansi the Banana Thief

Anne Adeney

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Franklin Watts


In this retelling of a classic tale from Africa, the trickster Anansi is helping Monkey with his shopping - until he gets a better idea and runs off with the bananas! Monkey must give chase but the woods are full of dangerous, hungry animals!

Leapfrog World Tales are exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map.