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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]
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 398.2 Dayrell     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J 398.2 DAY     AVAILABLE
Descript 26 p. col. illus. 24 cm.
Audience 570L Lexile
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
0395253810 (pbk.)
9780395253816 (pbk.)
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