Why The Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale (Paperback)

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By Mary-Joan Gerson, Carla Golembe (Illustrator)
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Description


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
ISBN-10: 0316308749
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 1st, 1995
Pages: 32
Language: English