Did you ever wonder why spiders have no hair? After reading Anansí and the Pot of Beans, you too will know the answer. This classic folktale from Africa, written by Bobby and Sherry Norfolk, tells the story of when Anansí goes to help his grandmother. Upon arrival he finds her steaming, hot pot of beans, which he can’t resist. This is where the fun begins. Anansí and the Pot of Beans is a charming story that is entertaining while also teaching important life lessons in character values about responsibility and trust.
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Over the years, we (Story Cove!) have published an extensive collection of award winning children’s picture books with stories from the world’s great oral traditions. These folktales have been told for generations and they not only entertain young readers but also provide valuable life lessons. We’re re-telling these timeless stories so that children can experience the same enjoyment and life lessons as earlier generations.