Annancy Stories

Annancy Stories

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by Pamela Colman Smith
     
 

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Annancy or Anansi, is a character in Jamaican Folk Tales of in Africa Origin. In the tradition of Briar Rabbit in South, or the Coyote character of Native American folk lore, Annancy is a spider with human and supernatural characteristics who has adventures (and miss-adventures) with a Animals, People, Supernatural Creatures, Kings and Queens! Pamela Colman Smith… See more details below

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Annancy or Anansi, is a character in Jamaican Folk Tales of in Africa Origin. In the tradition of Briar Rabbit in South, or the Coyote character of Native American folk lore, Annancy is a spider with human and supernatural characteristics who has adventures (and miss-adventures) with a Animals, People, Supernatural Creatures, Kings and Queens! Pamela Colman Smith illuminates this book both with her insightful wit and charming illustrations. This book contains over sixty unique drawings from the same artist who illustrated the most popular Tarot deck of all time (The Rider-Waite Tarot Deck).

Stories Include :
•Annancy and Chim-Chim.
•De Man An' De Six Poach Eggs.
•Why Toad Walk 'Pon Four Leg.
•Annancy An' Tiger Ridin' Horse.
•Mr. Titman.
•Why John Crow Hab Peel Head.
•Candoo.
•Mother Calbee.
•How Annancy Win De Five Dubbloon.
•Morass.
•Annancy And Gingy Fly.
•How Annancy Went To Fish Country.
•Haylefayly An' Pretty Peallope.
•Paarat, Tiger An' Annancy.
•Bull-Garshananee.
•Annancy An' De Nyam Hills.
•Ticky-Picky Boom-Boom.
•De Golden Water, De Singin' Tree An De Talkin' Bird.
•How Annancy Fooled Death.
•The Three Sisters.
•Annancy And Dry Kull; Or, Why Hog Hab a Long Mouth.
•Dog An' De Duckanoo.

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Editorial Reviews

Online Review - Ernest Gill
Pamela Colman Smith, known to her friends as "Pixie" or "PCS," is one of the most remarkable yet most underrated artists of the 20th Century, and "Annancy Stories" is a must-have book for anyone interested in mystical/fantastical art.

Pamela Colman Smith is best known as the artistic genius behind Arthur E.A. Waite's Tarot cards. Inspired by her artwork, Waite commissioned her to do the design and artwork for his Tarot. The result was a revolutionary new deck of cards which featured stu

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015124750
Publisher:
Alex Liggett
Publication date:
08/31/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
84
File size:
9 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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