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9 edition of The spider weaver found in the catalog.

The spider weaver

a legend of kente cloth

by Margaret Musgrove

  • 182 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Blue Sky Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Kente cloth -- Folklore.,
    • Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Ghana.

    • About the Edition

      In this retelling of a tale from Ghana, a wondrous spider shows two Ashanti weavers how to make intricate, colorful patterns in the cloth that they weave.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Margaret Musgrove ; illustrated by Julia Cairns.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsCairns, Julia, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M965 Sp 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786412M
      ISBN 100590987879
      LC Control Number00041462
      OCLC/WorldCa44594001

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I plan to share it with others and use it for other projects on weaving and/or Africa/5(14). This book The Spider Weaver is a children's folklore book for ages This book is about a master spider weaver who has a remarkable gift she gave to the people in Ghana.

The colorful patterns of these magical webs were woven into kente cloth fabric. I rated this book a 4 out of 5 stars because of the way that it stood out to me/5. The Spider Weaver: A Legend of Kente Cloth Margaret Musgrove, Author, Julia Cairns, Illustrator, Julia Cairns, Joint Author Blue Sky Press (AZ) $ (40p) ISBN Buy this book.

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The legend dates back to the 17th century in the village of Bonwire in the country of Ghana. The author, Margaret Musgrove has traveled to West Africa many times over the years to conduct research, travel and teach. Buy a cheap copy of The Spider Weaver: A Legend Of Kente book by Margaret Musgrove.

Weavers in Ghana all know the story of the remarkable spider that showed two enterprising weavers a brand new way to weave beautiful patterns into their cloth. Free shipping over $ Perfect for youngsters 5 and up, The Spider Weaver includes an afterword about the story and the history of Kente cloth and is a terrific introduction to African folklore that shouldn't be missed.

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The story in this book is widely known among the weavers in Ghana and dates back to the mid-seventeenth century during the time of King Oti Akenten. Today, kente cloth is worn all over the world, but most often by heads of state in different African countries.

Even now, certain patterns are /5(3).The Spider Weaver has provided an interesting twist in this realm. Julia Cairns provides the visual background for the story, while Margaret Musgrove has woven a wonderful story of the Kente cloth, the Ashanti people and the spider that enabled the translation of the gift to the weavers of Ghana.

References. Carlson, E. (n.d.).In her first book for children since Ashanti to Zulu (, a Caldecott winner for illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon), Musgrove retells a beguiling Ashanti tale about the origin of kente cloth.

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