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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: a West African tale

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Publisher:
The Dial Press,
Pub. Date:
[1975]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
770L
Fountas & Pinnell:
N
Description
"In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster. "Elegance has become the Dillons' hallmark. . . . Matching the art is Aardema's uniquely onomatopoeic text . . . An impressive showpiece." -Booklist , starred review. Winner of Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in 1977.
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Grouping Titlewhy mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears a west african tale
Grouping Authorverna aardema
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-11-24 04:27:29AM
Last Indexed2020-12-01 04:48:44AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780803760899

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auth_author2Dillon, Diane,
Dillon, Leo,
Tehon, Atha,
Wallerstein, Warren,
authorAardema, Verna,
author2-roleComposing Room, Inc.
Dial Press,publisher.
Dillon, Diane,illustrator.
Dillon, Leo,illustrator.
Economy Bookbinding Corporation.
Holyoke Lithograph Co.
Rainbows Inc.
Tehon, Atha,designer.
Wallerstein, Warren,book production.
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display_descriptionA retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit ... and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
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ils:a12076BookBooksEnglishThe Dial Press, [1975]30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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subject_facetAnimals -- Folklore
Animals -- Juvenile fiction
Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore
Blame -- Juvenile fiction
Folk literature
Folklore
Folklore -- Africa, West
Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile fiction
Jungle animals -- Juvenile fiction
Mosquitoes -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
title_fullWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
title_shortWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
title_suba West African tale
topic_facetAnimals
Ashanti (African people)
Blame
Folklore
Jungle animals
Mosquitoes