The man in the moon : sky tales from many lands
|Format:||Print Book 1969|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies|
Stories from many lands about the enchantment and magic of the moon, sun, and stars, collected by two anthropologists and folklorists.
ContentsWhy there is a man in the moon
The blacksmith in the moon
The first tears
The greedy man in the moon
The old woman and her hominy pot
The owl in the moon
Fire and the moon
Little stories about the moon. The girl and her water buckets ; The man who fled a nagging wife ; The brawl between Sun and Moon ; The boy in the moon ; The girl whom the moon pitied ; The old man and his fishing line ; The hunter on the moon ; The moon raised the sky ; The bungled message ; The silver hare in a box ; Frogs in the moon
How the rabbit fooled the elephant
The girl who overpowered the moon
The arrow chain
Fox and Raven steal the moon
The man who paddled to the moon's house
The very obstinate man
The man who hung his powder horn on the moon
The hyena and the moon
Little numskull stories of the moon. Getting the moon back into the sky ; Capturing the moon ; The moonrakers ; "Look here!"
The man who climbed down a moonbeam
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky
Why the sun shines in the daytime and the moon shines at night
Sun and Moon and the pretty girl
The foolish father-in-law
Twins of gold and silver
Sun, moon, and stars : little numbskull stories. Which is better, the sun or the moon? ; The moon and the stars ; Star catching ; Stars in the water
Tcakabesh snares the sun
The lazy man who married the sun's daughter
All light comes from the sun
Child of the sun
The rooster and the sun
Why the buzzard eats the rooster's children
How thunder makes the lightning
How thunder got back into the sky
The dancing stars
The Milky Way
The Great Bear.
Moon -- Folklore.
Sun -- Folklore.
|Publisher|| New York :Holt, Rinehart and Winston,1969
ix, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-131).