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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the meaning of mosquito's buzz
Title
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
Creator
Contributor
Summary
West African legend of why the mosquito has a guilty conscience for all the trouble she caused by telling a lie
Subject
Genre
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration line
Award
Caldecott Medal, 1976.
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084957
Cataloging source
IFK
Dewey number
E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.A213
LC item number
Wh 1975b
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770
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
juvenile
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a West African tale
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a West African tale
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retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
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Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears
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a West African tale
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, 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
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  • {'label': 'Clayton County Library System', 'link': 'http://clayton.library.link/resource/GYBfwevdDsA'}
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm06059854
  • (OCoLC)6059854

Library Locations

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