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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon.

Aardema, Verna. (Author). Dillon, Leo, (illustrator.). Dillon, Diane, (illustrator.).

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  • 95 of 100 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780803760899
  • ISBN: 0803760892
  • ISBN: 0803760884
  • ISBN: 0803760876 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780881030792 (prebind)
  • Physical Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Press, [1975]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit.
Target Audience Note: 770 Lexile.
Awards Note: Caldecott medal winner, 1976.
Subject: Folklore > Africa, West > Juvenile literature.
Jungle animals > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Blame > Juvenile literature.

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