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

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Publisher:
Dial Press,
Pub. Date:
[1975]
Language:
English
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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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ISBN:
9780140549058
9780803760875
9780881030792
9780803760899
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
770L
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Grouped Work ID 2211ef85-4f85-a55b-26e9-c610c9addf3f
Grouping Title why mosquitoes buzz in people s ears a west african tale
Grouping Author aardema verna
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-18 14:12:58PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-18 14:14:12PM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
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accelerated_reader_reading_level 4
auth_author2 Dillon, Diane,, Dillon, Diane., Dillon, Leo,, Dillon, Leo.
author Aardema, Verna.
author2-role Dillon, Diane,ill., Dillon, Diane., Dillon, Leo,ill., Dillon, Leo.
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display_description A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals.
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subject_facet Africa,West -- Folklore, Animals -- Fiction, Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Medal -- 1976, Folklore -- Africa, West
title_display Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
title_full Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
title_short Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears :
title_sub a West African tale
topic_facet Animals, Caldecott Medal, Folklore