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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 22,823 Ratings and 1,209 Reviews

Book Description
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit.
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingPaperback (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date12/01/2008
The Creators
About Verna Aardema (Author) : Verna Aardema is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Verna Aardema include Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale, Koi and the Ko... more
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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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11/16/2009 jacklyn curb said:
This book tells the story of how mosquitoes came to buzz in people’s ears. One animal’s impatience leads many animals into a frenzy, and a big misunderstanding about the poor mosquito. Every animal that is presented thickens the suspense in the plot. It is clearly written so as the author build... more

tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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7/16/2009 Sher Magins said: wonderful, fun book, my student's love this!

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2/17/2008 Andi Butler tagged as: I recommend

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