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Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale
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Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale Paperback - 1995

by Mary-Joan Gerson; Carla Golembe (Illustrator)

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  • Title Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale
  • Author Mary-Joan Gerson; Carla Golembe (Illustrator)
  • Binding Paperback
  • Pages 32
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Date 1995-04-01
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780316308748 / 0316308749
  • Weight 0.33 lbs (0.15 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.2 x 8.92 x 0.11 in (23.37 x 22.66 x 0.28 cm)
  • Ages 04 to 08 years
  • Grade levels P - 3
  • Reading level 800
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: West Africa
    • Ethnic Orientation: African American
  • Library of Congress subjects Nigeria, Folklore - Nigeria
  • Dewey Decimal Code E

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  • Publishers Weekly, 05/15/1995, Page 0

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.

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