Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky

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

"An adaptation of an African folktale is interpreted with originality and harmony in this handsome, intriguing picture."--Booklist.

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Overview

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

"An adaptation of an African folktale is interpreted with originality and harmony in this handsome, intriguing picture."--Booklist.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
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.)
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"An African folktale is interpreted with originality and harmony." Booklist, ALA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395253816
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 4/28/1977
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years

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  • Posted August 2, 2011

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    Water Fills the Earth.

    *Lovely West African tale. *Enlightening. *Educational. *Informative. *Would be wonderful for read-aloud time or storybook time. *A nice bedtime tale. *An entertaining work of fiction for young learners and young readers.

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