Exciting stories from around the world told in fewer than 180 words, suitable for children who are starting to read independently. The series introduces readers to stories from other cultures and encourages them to find where the story comes from on a map. A tale from West Africa about Anansi the trickster. Anansi is helping Monkey with his shopping - until he gets a better idea and runs off with the Bananas! Monkey must give chase but the woods are full of dangerous, hungry animals!
Anne Adeney is well known for her educational wooden toys and more recently for her children's writing. In 1997 she was short-listed for the Fidler Award, for the best new children's novelist. Anne lives in Plymouth with her husband, four children and loopy dog!