Why The Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale

Picture Books | April 1, 1995

byMary-joan GersonIllustratorCarla Golembe

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 ...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 10.25 × 0.12 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316308749

ISBN - 13:9780316308748

Appropriate for ages: 4

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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.