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A Story, A Story
Written and illustrated by Gail E. Haley
- 1970 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book (Picture Book)
- 1971 Caldecott Medal Winner
Winner of the Caldecott Medal
Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyame, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider man, wanted them -- and caught three sly creatures to get them.
This story of how we got our own stories to tell is adapted from an African folktale.