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Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale /

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. Full description

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Other Authors: Lent, Blair.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Houghton Mifflin, 1996
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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.


Review by Publisher's Weekly Review

Striking primitive illustrations aid in the retelling of this African folktale about the consequences of an overwhelming visit from Water and his people. Ages 4-8. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

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