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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
Author
Illustrator
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
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1969.
Cataloging source
GZD
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1869-1917
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dayrell, Elphinstone
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.D33
LC item number
Wh 1996x
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lent, Blair
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Africa
  • Nigeria
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
26 pages
Isbn
9780395296097
Lccn
68014293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm50955488
  • (OCoLC)50955488
Label
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale, by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
26 pages
Isbn
9780395296097
Lccn
68014293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm50955488
  • (OCoLC)50955488

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