Where Did the Sun Go? Myths and Legends of Solar Eclipses Around the World Told with Poetry and Puppetry

Where Did the Sun Go? Myths and Legends of Solar Eclipses Around the World Told with Poetry and Puppetry

by Janet Cameron Hoult

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Overview

WHY IS THERE NIGHT DURING THE DAY? For thousands of years, our ancestors created myths and legends to explain the puzzle of solar eclipses. The poems in this book bring the ancient beliefs of many different cultures to life. Designed for children, parents, and educators, this delightful book includes a puppet show script, with instructions for easy to create puppets, stage directions and other helpful hints for creating a fabulously fun show, while answering the question, "Where Did the Sun Go?"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432770808
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/23/2013
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Professor Emerita at California State University, Los Angeles, Janet has lived and traveled all over the world - high school in Iran, universities in Lebanon, France and the United States, teaching assignments in Germany, Korea, Japan, Thailand and China. Now in her 70's, Dr. Hoult and her husband, Charley, a retired rocket scientist, live in Southern California and continue their adventures chasing solar eclipses, mentoring student rocketeers and visiting their grandchildren and great grandchildren. Janet's poetry book, BODY PARTS A Collection of Poems about Aging, also published by Outskirts Press, won a Reader's Favorite Award. Author's proceeds will go to the Friends of the Observatory (FOTO) educational programs.

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