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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
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
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
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1869-1917
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Dayrell, Elphinstone
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.D33
LC item number
Wh 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lent, Blair
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  • Folklore
  • Sun
  • Moon
  • Folklore
  • Sun
  • Moon
Target audience
primary
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in 1910 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
Control code
in900156466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
26 p.
Isbn
9780395539637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Publication
Note
First published in 1910 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
Control code
in900156466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
26 p.
Isbn
9780395539637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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