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Title:Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears (Multicultural Series)
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Verna Aardema
Publisher:Frank Schaffer Publications
ISBN:0867342528
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Category:Picture books, Childrens, Folklore, Africa

Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears (Multicultural Series) by Verna Aardema

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

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 i Booklist i starred review br br b Winner of Caldecott Medal in and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in b


Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale

A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki pat brought rain to the drought stricken Kapiti Plain b b Verna Aardema has brought the original story closer to the English nursery rhyme by putting in a cumulative refrain and giving the tale the rhythm of The House That Jack Built


Borreguita and the Coyote (Reading Rainbow Books)

What s a little lamb to do about a fierce coyote that wants to eat her Why trick him of course and and trick him again and trick him one more time Here s a lively retelling of a Mexican folk tale by master story teller Verna Aardema illustrated in bold winning colors by Petra Mathers


Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale

The opening pages of the book set the scene as the expectant onlookers gather before the drawn curtain Then as the play begins the perspective shifts and reader becomes the real audience to this unique performance


Anansi Does The Impossible!: An Ashanti Tale

Long ago when the earth was set down and the sky was lifted up all the folktales were owned by the Sky God And Anansi that cunning little spider was determined to buy them back The payment A live python one real fairy and forty seven stinging hornets Not such a high price to pay for all the folktales on earth But how will Anansi find these hard to come bgy items It sounds impossible There s only one way to find the help he needs Anansi must go to his clever wife Aso But will she be smart enough to outwit the Sky God and get the stories back This humorous retelling of an Ashanti tale brings Anansi together with his better half in an ingenious scheme that will delight readers of all ages


Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia

Meet a crocodile a snake and an ant who would do anything for some kola nuts Meet a demanding chief who seeks a worthy husband for his beautiful daughter br br Now meet Koi a worthy young man who just happens to have inherited a seemingly useless kola nut tree and has just set out in search of adventure and romance br br Could Koi s kola nut tree possibly bring good to others And could this good possibly come back to him in full measure Read this delightfully spirited tale by the premier reteller of African folktales for children illustrated with Joe Cepeda s boisterous paintings to find out


How the Ostrich Got Its Long Neck: A Tale from the Akamba of Kenya

One morning long long ago in the days when the ostrich had a very short neck Crocodile woke up with a terrible toothache Her pained cries touched Ostrich s heart and as Ostrich played dentist to the hungry crocodile KBAK she clamped her jaws on Ostrich s head But when Ostrich tried to pull away a most peculiar thing happened Full color


The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks: A Masai Tale

Illustrated in full color Beloved storyteller Verna Aardema is at her finest in this African animal tale weaving charm and suspense with a delightfully satisfying resolution Peering down from her treetop perch a lonely lioness admires the noisily cheeping clan of Mother Ostrich and thinks I would be happy to have just one child So she leaps down i gurum i and steals i all four i ostrich chicks Accepting the lioness as their mother the chicks follow right behind he Mother Ostrich is frantic As she chases after the lioness she enlists the help of gazelle hyena jackal and mongoose But which one can help her to get her chicks back With art by Yumi Heo that blends primitive African and folk styles i The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks i is a captivating picture book destined to be a classic


Bimwili and the Zimwi

A Swahili girl is abducted by a Zimwi and told to be the voice inside his singing drum br br Amazon


Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion

That little rascal made a monkey out of me again cries Lion and no matter how ferocious he acts Lion can t catch the clever thieves stealing honey from his calabash tree


Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale, How the Ostrich Got Its Long Neck: A Tale from the Akamba of Kenya, Borreguita and the Coyote (Reading Rainbow Books), Anansi Does The Impossible!: An Ashanti Tale, Bimwili and the Zimwi, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale, Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion, The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks: A Masai Tale, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia