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Myths and Legends About Solar Eclipses Come Alive in Where Did the Sun Go?

Solar eclipses have fascinated and perplexed man for centuries. Where Did the Sun Go? teaches the multicultural myths and legends surrounding this natural – and spectacular – celestial phenomenon.

Culver City, CA, February 02, 2013 --( The natural phenomenon of the solar eclipse has perplexed, frightened and fascinated man for centuries, a fascination that continues to this day. Newly released children's book Where Did the Sun Go? explores many myths, legends and tales surrounding this phenomenon through poetry and puppetry. The book is published by self-publishing company Outskirts Press.

Written by Dr. Janet Cameron Hoult, professor emerita at California State University, and illustrated by Julia Andrzejewska, Where Did the Sun Go? is designed for children, their parents and educators to bring to life the beliefs of many different cultures about solar eclipses. The book includes a script and instructions for putting together an eclipse-centered puppet show for youngsters.

Proceeds from the sale of Where Did the Sun Go? will go to the Friends of the Observatory (FOTO) in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California.

Where Did the Sun Go? can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at The paperback is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble and is being aggressively promoted with a focus on the juvenile fiction, legends, myths and fables categories.

ISBN: 978-1-4327-7080-8 Format: 7 x 10 color paperback Retail $19.95
Ebook: $9.99 Genre: Juvenile Fiction

For more information about Where Did the Sun Go? visit the book page at, or contact author Janet Cameron Hoult at, 310-839-8956 or 310-916-8755, or write her at 4363 Motor Ave., Culver City, CA 90232.

About the Author: Professor Emerita at California State University, Los Angeles, Janet has lived and traveled all over the world: high school in Iran, universities in Lebanon, France and the United States, teaching assignments in Germany, Korea, Japan, Thailand and China.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.: Outskirts Press offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.
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