Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A. Kimmel

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Published by Holiday House in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa, West.

Subjects:

  • Anansi (Legendary character) -- Legends,
  • Anansi (Legendary character) -- Legends,
  • Folklore -- Africa, West

About the Edition

Anansi the Spider steals Hyena"s magic stick so he won"t have to do the chores, but when the stick"s magic won"t stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Janet Stevens.
ContributionsStevens, Janet, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.K567 Am 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6785653M
ISBN 100823414434
LC Control Number00039608

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When he falls asleep, the overzealous stick is watering the garden. Without Anansi to stop it, the stick’s watering goes from a trickle, to a flood, to a river, in which all the animals are swept away. Unable to remember the magic words, Anansi loses the stick to Hyena and must go back to thinking up new tricks.

Greedy Anansi schemes to obtain the magic stick and its power for himself. However, with great power comes great responsibility--as the sneaky spider soon discovers.

This beautifully illustrated book captures the fun of the Anansi tale while also teaching the importance of one's personal and social responsibilities/5(21). In the story, Hyena and Anansi both use a chant to control the magic stick. My students got to write their own chant for the magic Anansi and the magic stick book and we attached it to the spider: PS – I don’t know if it’s the black paper I used, or what, but seeing the lines was hard work for the kids (and adults in the room trying to help).

About Anansi and the Magic Stick. When the other animals laugh at his messy house, Anansi the Spider is embarrassed. He wants to fix the problem as long as he doesn’t have to work too hard.

Stomping off in a huff, Anansi stumbles into an amazing secret—Hyena has a magic stick that follows his orders. ANANSI AND THE MAGIC STICK. Ill. by Janet Stevens. New York: Holiday House, Inc. ISBN 2. Plot Summary. Anansi the spider would rather sleep all day instead of do any work while the Warthog, Lion, and Zebra work hard in their garden.

All the animals poke fun at Anansi’s laziness so he Anansi and the magic stick book to find another place to “think”. The stick does as it’s told, and as soon as Hyena goes inside, Anansi runs home with the stick.

He has it clean up his house and garden, but falls asleep as the stick is watering. Anansi told the stick “Don’t stop!” and never woke up to speak the magic words, so the garden becomes flooded.

Anansi tries to get out of cleaning by stealing a magic stick that he commands to work for him. I liked that the author and illustrator make an appearance in the book. This is a great book about not being lazy and cleaning up after yourself, but I'm not sure Anansi learns that lesson/5(18).

Get this from a library. Anansi and the magic stick. [Eric A Kimmel; Janet Stevens] -- Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

Anansi and the magic stick Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Available from Peters Library Service Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for Read by Jerry TerheydenPages: Anansi and the Magic Stick is a story retold by Eric A.

Kimmel. This pack is filled with comprehension activities, vocabulary cards, writing prompts, and a spider craft that you can use with this entertaining picture book. Book Summary: It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working - all except Anansi, that is.

He's sleeping, as usual.4/5(45). Eric A. Kimmel, having loved traditional stories since he was a child, has written, retold, and adapted folktales and legends from around the world. Along with Anansi and the Magic Stick, Kimmel has written four other Anansi titles, including Anansi’s Party Time, which was awarded Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Book of the Year in Brand: Holiday House.

Related Articles. BOOK BOX. // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);6/11/, Vol. Issuep The article reviews several books including "Anansi and the Magic Stick," by Eric A. Kimmel and Janet Stevens, "I Wish That I Had Duck Feet," by Theo LeSieg (Dr.

Seuss) and B. Tobey and "Room on the Broom," by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Your school librarian Ms. Pilsch reads “Anansi and the Magic Stick” by Eric A. Kimmel. Special thanks to the publisher for allowing us to read this book. Published by Holiday HouseSep 1, | 32 Pages | years.

The mischievous spider shadows Hyena to discover his secret: a magic stick that does its owner's bidding when a special chant is uttered.

Greedy Anansi schemes to obtain the magic stick and its. Unfortunately, when Anansi recites the magic words to command the stick to water the garden, he forgets to end the magic spell. The stick continues watering the garden, the vegetables grow bigger and bigger, and the water turns into a raging river.

Luckily for everyone, Hyena finds the stick floating in the river and puts and end to the flood. About the Book. Anansi steals the stick so he won't have to work—and gets a surprise. It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working—all except Anansi, that is. He's sleeping, as usual.

Warthog, Lion, and Zebra laugh so hard at his messy house that they wake him up. Anansi stomps off in a huff—right into an amazing secret. Anansi and the Magic Stick by Eric A. Kimmel and Janet Stevens. 9 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Anansi and the Magic Stick; Name Pronunciation with Eric A.

Kimmel; Name Pronunciation with Janet Stevens; Grade; PK-5; Genre; Fairy Tales / Folklore. - This Pin was discovered by Happy Hippo Knits. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Anansi and the Magic Stick is a story retold by Eric A. Kimmel. This pack is filled with comprehension activities, vocabulary cards, writing prompts, and a spider craft that you can use with this entertaining picture Summary: It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working - all ex.

And it’s then that Anansi sees the magic stick complete the chores that Hyena should have been doing. During Hyena’s nap, Anansi steals the magic stick and decides to have it do his chores.

Things get out of hand and suddenly Anansi’s laziness has the entire village floating downstream in a river that was mistakenly made. This is a tale about the familiar character Anansi. Anansi the spider wants his house and yard to look as good as his neighbors but he does not want to do the work.

He watches Hyena, who has a lovely house and yard and wonders why he never seems to work, and discovers that Hyena has a magic stick that does his work for him. Anansi steals the stick and Author: Ms. Tiffany. In the most recent book about the sly Spider, Anansi steals Hyena's magic cleaning stick, with disastrous results.

The essence of the various animals' characters is brilliantly captured in this humorous narration and the lesson learned is as engaging as the story itself. Anansi and the Magic Stick (Anansi the Trickster #4) (Hardcover) By Eric A.

Kimmel, Janet Stevens (Illustrator) This book is not available online. Not on our shelves. Out of Print. Description. It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working--all except Anansi, that is.

He's sleeping, as usual. Anansi and the Talking Melon. Anansi and the Magic Stick. The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Anansi Goes Fishing. The Magic Pot. How the Tiger Got His Stripes. A Tale of Two Frogs. The Gingerbread Man. The Little Red Hen.

The Three Little Pigs. How the Leopard Got His Spots. Anansi and the Magic Stick This lesson is designed for 1st or 2nd grade to introduce African folktales and to introduce or expand the students' knowledge of locating and accessing the dictionary, the atlas, and folktales in the library.

The students will respond to a read-aloud and interact with creative writing, illustrating, and speaking. In Anansi and the Magic Stick by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Janet Stevens, the arachnid goes too far. Anansi steals the napping Hyena's magic housekeeping stick to water his garden.

Unattended, the. Greedy Anansi schemes to obtain the magic stick and its power for himself. However, with great power comes great responsibility--as the sneaky spider soon discovers.

This beautifully illustrated book captures the fun of the Anansi tale while also teaching the importance of one's personal and social responsibilities/5(28).

Buy a cheap copy of Anansi and the Magic Stick book by Eric A. Kimmel. It's a fine bright day, and all the animals are working--all except Anansi, that is. He's sleeping, as usual. Warthog, Lion, and Zebra laugh so hard at his messy Free shipping over $/5(3).

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Anansi and the Magic Stick: Eric A. Kimmel, Janet Stevens: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas 5/5(2). Ananse, also known as Anansi, Aunt Nancy, Anancy, Hapanzi, Nanzi, name given to an Akan character who has become famous throughout Africa, the countries in the Caribbean region, and beyond because of his insight, intelligence, and wisdom.

He is one of the most-important figures in the pantheon of cultural icons among West Africans. Along with his wife, Aso, Ananse can. ANANSI AND THE MAGIC STICK. Ill. by Janet Stevens. New York, NY: Holiday House. ISBN This book is loosely based on a Liberian story about magic that gets out of control.

It presents similarities to the story of The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Critical Analysis goes as far as stealing a magic stick from the hyena. Anansi forgets about the magic stick that is doing chores and this leads to chaos. This book fits the genre of both fantasy and folklore because the story has been passed down orally through many generations but is unrealistic and requires imagination/5(40).

Anansi causes mischief and mayhem when he uses Hyena's magic stick for his own purposes. Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Anansi and the Magic Stick. By Janet Stevens, Eric A. Kimmel. Grades. PreK-K, Based on tales originating in West Africa and familiar in Caribbean culture, the five-book Anansi the Trickster series is full of slapstick humor and mischief.

Eric A. Kimmel’s imaginative retellings combined with Janet Stevens’ expressive illustrations. View details about Anansi and the Magic Stick including description, extras, reviews, and purchase links. About the Book. BONUS MATERIALS. Author/Illustrator Q&A Eric A. Kimmel and Janet Stevens Creators of the Anansi books.

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Anansi and the magic stick. First edition. New York: Holiday House. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Kimmel, Eric A and Janet Stevens.

Anansi and the Magic Stick. New York: Holiday House. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Kimmel, Eric A and Janet Stevens, Anansi and the Magic Stick. Anansi plenty vex now, but him see a way to get him revenge ‘gainst the person who wash out him magic pot.

All along him had a suspicion that it was him wife. So him go home and announce how him find a present in the forest but him have to hide it. Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for Notes no page number in the bookPages: After discovering Hyena’s secret to keeping his house clean, Anansi plots to steal it!

But will the magical stick cause more trouble than it’s worth? This engaging story features easy-to-follow text and illustrations young readers will enjoy. Kit includes 4 softcover books and a read-along CD.

Softcover book by Eric A. Kimmel is 40 pages.Anansi the spider, a lazy, clever trickster, has figured out how Hyena does his housekeeping--with a magic stick that does all the work for him. Of course, Anansi must have that stick, and this story is about the out-of-control magic that results when he gets it.

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