*Why do crickets have black teeth?
*Why do chickens have beaks?
*Why do spiders have small waists?
The short answer is . . . Ananse did it!
You can find the long answers to these and other intriguing questions in this collection of West African folktales.
All twelve stories feature Kweku Ananse, the trickster, who is sometimes a man and sometimes a spider. Follow along as he works his mischief.
On the way, you'll discover why spiders look the way they do, why termites are so angry and what happened to the crocodile's ears.