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Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale

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The sky was once so close to the Earth that people cut parts of it to eat, but their waste and greed caused the sky to move far away.

About the Author

Mary-Joan Gerson has written five books for children. She was inspired to write this story after spending time in Nigeria with the Peace Corps. Mary travels extensively to explore different cultures and discover new ways to see the world, and enjoys sharing that experience with children and adults through her books.

Carla Golembe is an award-winning illustrator, artist, author, and teacher. Her artwork, in a wide range of mediums including acrylic on paper and canvas, gouache, and monotype, has been featured at galleries across the country.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316308748
Subtitle:
A Nigerian Folktale
Adapted:
Golembe, Carla
Retold by:
Gerson, Mary-Joan
Retold:
Gerson, Mary-Joan
Author:
Gerson, Mary-Joan
Author:
Golembe, Carla
Author:
Golembe, Carla
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Collections by Author
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - African
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Folklore -- Nigeria.
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
19950401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 10 x 0.125 in 0.34 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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