There was an old man who painted the sky

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Henry Holt,
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2009.
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English
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When a child looks up to find drawings on the ceiling of a cave, she wonders how they were painted. Planets that spin, the birds and the beasts, woman and man—how did the old man in the sky paint it all? Based on the 1879 discovery of ceiling paintings in Spain's Altamira Cave, this imaginative story expresses the awe of contemplating the creation of the world and locating beauty in an unexpected place. Children will revel in this timeless tale with truly breathtaking images.

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9780805067514
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subject_facet Altamira Cave (Spain), Altamira Cave (Spain) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display There was an old man who painted the sky
title_full There was an old man who painted the sky / Teri Sloat ; illustrated by Stefano Vitale
title_short There was an old man who painted the sky