The Orphan Boy : A Maasai Story
Mollel, Tololwa M. and Morin, Paul (Illustrator)
- Publisher: Clarion Books USA
- Edition: Reprint edition (February 1, 1995) 34 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.27 x 11.12 x 8.11
- ISBN: 0395720796
- Our classification: Children's
- At dawn the planet Venus appears in the east as the morning star. At nightfall it is the evening star in the west. The Maasai call this star Kileken, the orphan boy. This traditional story from Africa explains the reason Kileken appears in the sky both morning and night.
Book ID 828