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

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Publisher:
Dial Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
1975.
Language:
English
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"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 people s ears a west african tale
Grouping Authoraardema verna
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auth_author2Dillon, Diane,
Dillon, Diane.
Dillon, Leo,
Dillon, Leo.
Tehon, Atha,
Wallerstein, Warren,
authorAardema, Verna.
author2-roleComposing Room, Inc.,compositor.
Dial Press,publisher.
Dillon, Diane,illustrator.
Dillon, Diane.
Dillon, Leo,illustrator.
Dillon, Leo.
Economy Bookbinding Corporation,binder.
Holyoke Lithograph Co.,printer.
Rainbows Inc.,printer.
Tehon, Atha,book designer.
Wallerstein, Warren,book producer.
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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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subject_facetAfrica, West
Animals
Animals -- Folklore
Animals -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Animals -- Juvenile fiction
Ashanti (African people)
Ashanti (African people) -- Folklore
Blame
Blame -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories, African (English)
Children's stories, African (English) -- Juvenile fiction
Cumulative tales -- Juvenile fiction
Dillon, Leo. -- Juvenile literature
Fiction
Folklore
Folklore -- Africa
Folklore -- Africa, West
Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile fiction
Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile literature
Jungle animals
Jungle animals -- Juvenile fiction
Juvenile works
Literature
Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes -- Folklore
Mosquitoes -- Juvenile fiction
Novels
Tales -- Africa, West
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
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Dillon
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale Aardema, Verna.
title_shortWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
title_suba West African tale
topic_facetAnimals
Ashanti (African people)
Blame
Children's stories, African (English)
Cumulative tales
Dillon, Leo
Folklore
Jungle animals
Mosquitoes
Tales