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Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale

Written by Mary-Joan Gerson & illustrated by Carla Golembe
Published by Joy st Books
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A cautionary African tale explains how people’s greed and disrespect for the earth and sky has made harvesting food more difficult than it used to be.

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Who Wrote Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale

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Mary-Joan Gerson

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.

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Carla Golembe

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.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316308526
Publication Date:
September 1, 1992

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