The story thief
Part of the Bloomsbury Readers series
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More
A quirky reworking of the traditional Anansi stories from west Africa by Andrew Fusek Peters. Nyame the sky god has a special treasure - in a big, brass chest are all the stories ever told.
Anansi, the cleverest of spiders, sees that down on Earth the people are bored.
Unfortunately, she can't spin a tale, but she can spin a web.
So she makes a ladder up into the sky, determined to bring back the stories, whatever it takes. This humourous version of the stories of Anansi by Andrew Fusek Peters has fun black-and-white illustrations by Sara Ugolotti and is perfect for children who are developing as readers.
The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence, covering a wide range of genres and topics.
With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home.
For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: LimeIdeal for ages 6+
4KHJ For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, 5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, JNLB Primary & middle schools, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFJ Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage), YFU Short stories (Children's / Teenage), YQCR Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes