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The origin of life on earth : an African creation myth / retold by David A. Anderson/Sankofa ; illustrated by Kathleen Atkins Wilson ; designed by Pete Traynor.

Author/Creator:
Anderson, David A., 1930-, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Mt. Airy, MD. : Sights Productions, [1991] , ©1991.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 31 cm
Subjects:
Creation -- Folklore.
Yoruba (African people) -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Africa.
Creation.
Folklore.
Yoruba (African people)
Africa.
Schöpfungsmythos
Nigeria
Yoruba.
Childrens subjects:
Creation -- Folklore.
Yoruba (African people) -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Africa.
Form/Genre:
Folklore.
Picture books.
Folklore.
Place of Publication:
United States Maryland Mount Airy.
Summary:
Retells the Yoruba creation myth in which the deity Obatala descends from the sky to create the world.
Notes:
Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1993.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
Wilson, Kathleen Atkins, illustrator.
Traynor, Pete, book designer.
Sights Productions, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Anderson, David A., 1930- Origin of life on earth.
ISBN:
0962997854
9780962997853
1886366098
9781886366091
OCLC:
24378887
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