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The Resource Why the sky is far away : a Nigerian folktale, retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe

Why the sky is far away : a Nigerian folktale, retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe

Label
Why the sky is far away : a Nigerian folktale
Title
Why the sky is far away
Title remainder
a Nigerian folktale
Statement of responsibility
retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Award
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1992
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090127
Cataloging source
LPU
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Gerson, Mary-Joan
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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800
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
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Golembe, Carla
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Nigeria
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Nigerian folktale
Label
Why the sky is far away : a Nigerian folktale, retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm33009373
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed. issued 1995.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780316308748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)33009373
Label
Why the sky is far away : a Nigerian folktale, retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm33009373
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed. issued 1995.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780316308748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)33009373

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