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Why the sun and the moon live in the sky; an African folktale. Illus. by Blair Lent.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Orleans Town and Township Public Library - Main J 398.2 DAY (Text) 36870000010112 J Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780395253816 (pbk.)\0395253810 (pbk.)\9780395539637\0395296099\9780395296097\0395539633 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 26 p. col. ill. 24 cm.

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General Note: Caldecott honor book, 1969.
First published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa.
Summary, etc.: An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.
Subject: Folklore > Nigeria.
Folklore > Africa.

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