Limit search to available items
Author Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917.
Title Why the sun and the moon live in the sky; an African folktale. Illus. by Blair Lent.
Pub Info Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1968]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 398.2 Dayrell     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  Y 398.2 DAY     AVAILABLE
Descript 26 p. col. illus. 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 3.1 0.5 0.5 29778
Summary 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.
Note First published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa.
Subject Folklore -- Africa.
Folklore -- Nigeria.
Add Author Lent, Blair.
ISBN 0395296099
9780395296097
0395539633
9780395539637
0395253810 (pbk.)
9780395253816 (pbk.)