/Will Hillebrand, illustrator.

Moon Was Tired of Walking on Air.

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.

Why the Rainbow is Bent, Why the Sun Has a Headdress and the Moon Has Not, The Ancestors Are All Around Us, How the Birds Got New Beaks and Men Got Teeth....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.

CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new, appears unopened and unread. (This book is so tight that it is not possible to photograph pictures, which are in the style and color range of the jacket). Item #4421

Price: $20.00

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