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

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Publisher:
Dial Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
1975.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
770L
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A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit ... and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz.
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9780803760899
9780803760875
9780803760882
9780981030791
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
770L
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Last Grouping Update2021-02-27 10:32:20AM
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subject_facetCaldecott Medal
Folklore -- Africa, West
title_displayWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
title_fullWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
title_shortWhy mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
title_suba West African tale
topic_facetCaldecott Medal
Folklore