|aWhy the sun and the moon live in the sky |can African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell ; illustrations by Blair Lent.
|aBoston |bHoughton Mifflin|c1996.
|a26 p. |bcol. ill. |c23 x 23 cm.
|aFirst published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa.
|aAn 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.