Anansi and the Magic Stick

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (0.20 hours)
Product Number: Z100056241
Released: Jul 16, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781430115823
Narrator/s: Jerry Terheyden
Publisher: Live Oak Media
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The magic trickster, Anansi the spider, is back! As usual, Anansi would rather loaf than work, so he steals Hyena's magic stick to do all his chores. When Anansi wakes up from a nap, he can't remember the magic words that will stop the stick. Fortunately, Hyena saves the day, but once again Anansi doesn't learn his lesson! This fable, like Kimmel's and Stevens' other Anansi stories, offers elements both traditional and surprising, and is full of the energy and slapstick fun that make their tales so enjoyable.

Author(s): Eric A. Kimmel
Original Publish Date: Sep 30, 2003

Professional reviews

"Anansi the spider, a lazy, clever trickster, has figured out how Hyena does his housekeeping--with a magic stick that does all the work for him. Of course, Anansi must have that stick, and this story is about the out-of-control magic that results when he gets it. Children will delight in Jerry Terheyden's reading of this tale; the many creatures, from the snuffly warthog to the gruff lion, all get their own distinct voices, and there are plenty of fun sound effects to round out the production. Terheyden's Anansi is especially funny, and kids will enjoy listening to how the spider gets himself in and out of trouble. J.C.G. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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