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The Resource Why 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 Diane Dillon

Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
Title
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
Title remainder
a West African tale
Statement of responsibility
retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Title variation
Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears
Title variation remainder
a West African tale
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the meaning of mosquito's buzz
Summary
West African legend of why the mosquito has a guilty conscience for all the trouble she caused by telling a lie
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Caldecott Medal, 1976.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
084957
Cataloging source
IFK
Dewey number
E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.A213
LC item number
Wh 1975b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a West African tale
Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Art techniques used: Airbrushed watercolor, pastels and india ink applied in a stencil affect using vellum
  • "TJ 3557."
Control code
2548156
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[30] p.
Isbn
9780590102940
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm06059854
  • (OCoLC)6059854
Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Note
  • Art techniques used: Airbrushed watercolor, pastels and india ink applied in a stencil affect using vellum
  • "TJ 3557."
Control code
2548156
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[30] p.
Isbn
9780590102940
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm06059854
  • (OCoLC)6059854

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