A Story

Author /Illustrator:  Gail E. Haley

Publisher: Atheneum

Publication Date: 1970

Awards: Caldecott Medal

Genre: Folktale

Audience: Young Adults

Overview: Once upon a time, there were no tales on the surface of the earth, all of them belonged to the Sky God. However, there was a man who wanted to take some of them; He was known as the Spider man. He made a plan to reach the stories in order to give them back to the earth. An excellent designed book within an African atmosphere enables kids to become absorbed by this fantastic tale.

Activity:  Make an African dress and create stories about their lives if they have been born in an Africa tribe.

Reviewer’s Name: Jose Morales