Anansie and the Talking Melon. L.

INFO: Kimmel, Eric. Anansie and the Talking Melon. L. 1994

DESC: Anansi, a tricky spider hides inside a melon. He tricks all of the animals into thinking that a melon is talking to him and even gets to meet the king. 

TAGS: spider, elephant, king, trickster, L, Richard Avenue

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. L.

INFO: Lionni, Leo. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. L. 1969

DESC: Alexander is a mouse who lives in a house. One day he befriends a mouse who looks almost exactly like him, but he is a toy. 

TAGS: friendship, mice, L, Richard Avenue