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The Resource A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley

A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley

Label
A story, a story : an African tale
Title
A story, a story
Title remainder
an African tale
Statement of responsibility
retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Publisher
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many African stories are called "Spider stories". This book is about how that came to be. And it tells that long, long ago there were no stories on earth for children to hear. All stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky god. Ananse, the Spider man, wanted to buy some of these stories, so he spun a web up to the sky and went to bargain with the Sky god. The price the Sky god asked was Osebo, the leopard-of-the-terrible-teeth, Mmboro the hornet who-stings-like-fire and Mmoatia the fairy whom-man-never-see. This book is about how Ananse paid the price
Member of
Summary
Recounts how most African folk tales came to be called "Spider Stories."
Award
Caldecott Medal, 1971.
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1971.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090770
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haley, Gail E
Dewey number
398.2/096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Grade K-3
  • AD590L
  • Decoding indicator: 70 (high)
  • Semantic indicator: 90 (high)
  • Syntactic indicator: 100 (high)
  • Structure indicator: 90 (high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • LG
  • O:
  • Grades K-4
LC call number
PS3558.A37
LC item number
S7 F70
Literary form
novels
PerformerNote
Narrator: John J. Akar
Reading level
  • 4.2
  • 4.2
  • 4.2 L590:
  • 4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haley, Gail E
  • Connecticut Printers
  • Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Aladdin book
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader:bGradesK-4
  • Reading Counts RC:
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anansi (Legendary character)
  • Onyame (Akan deity)
  • Sky gods
  • Deals
  • Storytelling
  • Leopard
  • Hornets
  • Fairies
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Africa
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an African tale
Label
A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Art techniques used: Colorful woodcut prints including African motifs
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00067571
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
35 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780689205118
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
69018961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)67571
Label
A story, a story : an African tale, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Art techniques used: Colorful woodcut prints including African motifs
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00067571
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
35 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780689205118
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
69018961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)67571

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