An Ananci the Spider-man folk tale rom Jamaica. This is an illustrated "Why" story. Why does Brother Dog have a narrow rear end? This story explains how this came to pass. It is about not being selfish or too nosey, as some dogs tend to be.
Michael Auld has been illustrating and writing Anansi stories since he was a student at Howard University in the 1960s. He published his Anansesem comic strip in the 1970s. Learn more about him and the Anansi tradition on his anansistories.com website.