He is most certainly cunning and clever, but is Kweku Ananse the most clever of all? Well, he thinks so and in Today‘s Water, he sets out to prove it!
Along the way, we find out why the sky is far from the ground and how it came about that all stories are Ananse stories.
Enjoy this collection of folktales from the Asante people of Ghana, featuring Kweku Ananse, who is sometimes a man and sometimes a spider.
keywords: African Folktales, Ananse the spider, Ananse story, trickster, Ghana, Anansi
A. Sakyiama is a writer and storyteller from Ghana, West Africa.
She tells of the antics of wily folktale characters like Ananse, his son, Ntikuma and his clever wife, Aso. She tells stories of naughty and nice ghosts; scared but brave boys and girls; monsters that eat disobedient children; as well as fantastical tales about why things are the way they are.