Anansi And The Bag of Wisdom retold by Lesley Sims
Published by Usborne, 2011
A new title in the fantastic First Reading series, based on an African folktale and part of the Usborne Reading Programme. Aimed at children who are beginning to read. Anansi, King of the Spiders, is given a bag of wisdom to share but selfishly decides to keep it for himself. But can he carry it up to his secret hiding place without dropping it? Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is Principal Lecturer in Education from Roehampton University and an early reading specialist. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations. Designed to motivate children as they learn to read.