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6 edition of Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky found in the catalog.

Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky

by Elphinstone Dayrell

  • 215 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBlair Lent (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7466680M
ISBN 100395539633
ISBN 109780395539637

Sun and his wife, the moon, lived on Earth and built a large house so that the water people could visit. But so many poured in that they were forced to move to the sky. "An African folktale is interpreted with originality and harmony." -- Booklist/5(15). In the beginning Sun and Moon live happily on earth, keeping house in grand style and sharing elegant taste. But when roving Sun discovers Sea, who .

Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky An African Folktale. This is the story of how the sun and the moon came to live in the sky, told as it might have been told by African tribesmen. SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. Why the Sun and the Moon Live In the Sky Cerpen Karangan: Telly Innasya Kategori: Cerpen Bahasa Inggris Lolos moderasi pada: 14 August A long time ago, the Sun and the Moon were best friend. They had been best friend for a long time. They always spent time together, playing, laughing and just having fun. They were always happy together.

The moon revolves around the Earth the way the Earth revolves around the sun. It takes approximately 27 days to complete a full orbit around the Earth and appears to go down or up depending on the Earth's rotation. The moon's phases, like full moons, gibbous, and crescents are created by the blocking of the sun's light by the Earth. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky is a Nigerian Folktale that is an clever creation story about why the Sun and Moon chose to live in the sky. Long ago they both lived on earth but after inviting their good friend Water to visit their new, huge home, the house flooded and the two had to escape up into the sky.


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Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky by Elphinstone Dayrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky, written by Elphinstone Dayrell and illustrated by Blair Lent, is an African folktale depicting how our celestial elements came to be in the sky. The sun always visits the water in his house, and offers for the water to visit his home instead/5.

Why the sun and the moon live in the sky Author - André Koogan Breitman: Read this Book Java WebStart plugin is required for this book. This book is a popular African story about an incredible friendship between the sun, the moon and.

The social customs of the Ibibio tribe are manifested in the tale of the Sun's insistent invitation to the Sea to come visit his home in order to return her hospitality. When the Sea arrives, with all her children in tow, the Sun and Moon, flooded out of their house, are forced to live in the sky.5/5(2).

Focused Read-aloud, Session 2: Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (15 minutes) Direct students' attention to the posted learning targets and read them aloud: "I can retell major events from Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky." "I can describe the central message of Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky.".

Again water asked if he should continue flowing in because a large part of his family was still outside, and when he received the same response from sun, he began to rush in at a great spate. Sun and moon had no place to stay anymore and so were forced to climb the sky where they live till today.

This is why the sun and the moon live in the sky. out of 5 stars Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ap Verified Purchase. bought this book as part of a topic on weather and a multi cultural element too.

children in the Nursery enjoyed it. Read more. by: 8. Why the Sun and the Moon live in the Sky Many years ago the sun and water were great friends, and both lived on the earth together.

The sun very often used to visit the water, but the water never returned his visits. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale Elphinstone Dayrell, Author, Blair Lent, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (26p) ISBN Buy this book.

Again the water addressed the sun, but receiving the same answer, and more of his people rushing in, the water very soon overflowed the top of the roof, and the sun and moon were forced to go up into the sky, where they have remained ever since.

Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky an African Pourquoi Tale Many years ago, the sun and water were great friends, and they both lived on the earth together. The sun very often used to visit the water, but the water never returned the visits. At last the sun asked the water why he never visited.

The water replied that the sun's. Find books like Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Why the Sun and the M.

Why The Sun And The Moon Live in The Sky - A very long time ago, the water and the sun were the best of friends. They were always together and lived happily on the earth. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky - African Folktale - Duration: KIDS BOOK READ ALOUD - MOON. EARTH’S BEST FRIEND - Duration: Mr.

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Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (Into Reading, Trade Book #5) View larger image. By: Elphinstone Dayrell and Blair Lent. This is a NIMAC book Sun and his wife, the moon, lived on Earth and built a large house so that the water people could visit. But so many poured in that they were forced to move to the : Blair Lent.

The Nigerian folk tale “Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky” is widely read in American elementary schools. Elphinestone Dayrell’s picture book version, first published inhas beautiful illustrations by Blair Lent.

(I immediately recognized his work from Tikki Tikki Tembo, a book I had loved in childhood.)Author: Kate Bernheimer, Andrew Bernheimer, studio Sumo. "Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky" Comprehension Paper Comprehension questions for the story.

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An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them/5(15). Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky A Nigerian Tale.

By Adrienne Betz. SAVE TO LIST Other Books in This Series. Book Fair Is Fair Grade. PreK-3 Book Up, Up, and Away. Grade. N/A Book Picnics on the Hill Grade. N/A. About the Edition. An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit by: 8.

An African Folktale is an adaptation of a traditional tale told by the Efik people of southeastern Nigeria about why the sun and the moon live in the sky.

Briefly, it goes like this: "Long ago, the Sun and the Water lived together in friendship on earth.Why the sun and the moon live in the sky Many years ago, the sun and water were great friends, and they both lived on the earth togther.

The sun very often used to visit the water, but the water never returned the visits. At last the sun asked the water why he never visited. Title: Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky Author: Elphinstone Dayrell Illustrator: Blair Lent Genre/theme of book: folktale Summary of book: Sun and Moon once lived on earth with their best friend, Water.

Friends would come with Water when he visited Sun and Moon, causing Water to be knee-deep for Sun. Water soon came up to Sun's : Jennifer Sethness.