The First Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales


The First Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (Passport to Reading Level 4) In West Africa, children love to listen to stories about Spider He is a clever and crafty character He loves to eat and he hates to work, and he plays tricks that get him into trouble But he tries to be good as much as he can, and he is always lots of fun Spider stars in three short tales in this collaboration between Joyce Cooper Arkhurst and Caldecott winning artist Jerry Pinkney, now abridged and redesigned for early readers Passport to Reading, LevelLook for threetales in The Further Adventures of Spider

  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • The First Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (Passport to Reading Level 4)
  • Joyce Cooper Arkhurst
  • English
  • 21 November 2019
  • 0316203815

About the Author: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst

Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children s book illustrators of all time He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal for The Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books The Tortoise the Hare and The Grasshopper the Ants He has won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor four times, and has been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Award He was also the first children s book illustrator elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences He lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Croton on Hudson, New York The artist invites you to visit his website at jerrypinkneystudio.com


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