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

by Aardema, Verna; Dillon, Leo; Dillon, Diane.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Dial Press, [1975]Description: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0803760892 :; 0803760876.Title notes: $16.99 (g) ; Donated by the Arieolla Foundation 8/5/2004BRA $16.991/20/2007Subject(s): Folklore -- Africa, West | Animals -- FictionSummary: Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz.
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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."<br> -Booklist , starred review.<br> <br> Winner of Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in 1977.

Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz.

$16.99 (g) ; Donated by the Arieolla Foundation 8/5/2004

BRA $16.991/20/2007

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