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The Story of Anansi and his Sons: An audiobook and lesson plan

‘The Story of Anansi and his Sons’ is a traditional West African folk story which can be enjoyed at home or in the classroom. It is suitable for children ages 7-14. The accompanying teaching notes include a guide for interactive story telling, a group activity and prompts for discussion.

About the Narrator

The audiobook is read by Jankuba, who is the older brother of Gbassay (Guardians of the Rainforest) and son of Lucia (Lucia’s Story). Jankuba enjoys telling Gbassay stories in the evening and some of their favourites are those of Anansi the Spider.

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