Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1992, 1st printing; ivory boards with turtle, maroon endpapers, in jacket with large moon in the sky, basketry background, many paintings; 4to, 48 pp. Picture Book hardback.
The Travelling Sky Basket, Why the Sun Has a Headdress and the Moon Has Not, The Daughter of Rain, Worlds Above Worlds Below, What Happened When Armadillo Dug a Hole in the Sky.... Fourteen creation myths from ten of the South American indigenous peoples, most located in modern Brazil, with the title from the first. Hard to find material, a beautifully illustrated picture book oriented toward older child, each with the name of the people but no sources. SIGNED to child with DRAWING of Sun in Headdress.
CONDITION: Fine in Very Good jacket; as new, appears unopened and unread in clipped jacket with some rubs on spine ends and creases., narrow surface tear to white 3/8" Item #22499