Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (Paperback)

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By Elphinstone Dayrell, Blair Lent (Illustrator)
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Sun and his wife, the moon, lived on Earth and built a large house so that the water people could visit. But so many poured in that they were forced to move to the sky.

About the Author

Elphinstone Dayrell (1869-1917) is also the author of Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria and Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa

Blair Lent (1930-2009) won the 1973 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration (The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel). 

Praise For…

"An African folktale is interpreted with originality and harmony." Booklist, ALA

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395539637
ISBN-10: 0395539633
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 30th, 1990
Pages: 32
Language: English

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