Published April 25, 1994
by HarperTrophy .
Written in English
|Contributions||Michael Rothman (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
KIRKUS REVIEW Lizard lay on a rock/ He lay on the rock/ In the warm sun./ He liked to feel/ The warm sun/ On his back/ And on his long tail."" That's just about all lizard does, except for when he ZAPS! a passing fly and, just in time, SNAPS off his tail as he's being carried off by an eagle. The animals decided to search for the sun through the fields and forests, rivers and lakes. But the sun was nowhere to be found. At last the animals stopped looking - all except the lizard. This is the story of a brave little lizard who would not give up until she had brought back light and warmth to everyone/5(21). A Central American folktale told in both English and Spanish on facing pages, The Lizard and the Sun tells the story of how the sun went missing and a lizard discovered it. Because much of the story takes place sans-sun, many of the pages are in a cool, dark illustration style/5. A first-person introduction explains natural absences of the sun (behind the clouds, etc.), and prepares readers for a time, long ago, when the sun disappeared for no reason. Animals and birds search for it, and fail; only the lizard continues, finding a strangely glowing rock Author: Alma Flor Ada.
Together the Lizard, the Woodpecker and the Emperor traveled from the palace to the place of the rock. Where the rock shown like with the light of the Sun buried there. “Peck, Woodpecker! Peck with all your might,” said the Emperor. The rock cracked and the Sun was released, but he would not open his eyes. “Sun, you must wake up. Buy Lizard lying in the sun by Berniece Freschet, Glen Rounds online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. A traditional Mexican folktale in which a faithful lizard finds the sun which brings light and warmth back to the world. Lizard lying in the sun Berniece Freschet ; Glen Rounds A lizard has several close calls while sunning himself on a rock.