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The Resource Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent

Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent

Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale
Title
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky
Title remainder
an African folktale
Statement of responsibility
by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Related
Summary
An adaptation of the African tale of how the sun, the moon, and the water came to be where they are
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1969.
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088458
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[398.2]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.D33
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570
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1
  • 2
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True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an African folktale
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 1910 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
  • Publisher's advertisement on dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
26 pages
Isbn
9780395539637
Lccn
68014293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)256483
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 1910 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
  • Publisher's advertisement on dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
26 pages
Isbn
9780395539637
Lccn
68014293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)256483

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