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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears (Multicultural Series)
Title:Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears (Multicultural Series)
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ISBN:0867342528
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Category:Picture books, Childrens, Folklore, Africa
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How the Ostrich Got Its Long Neck: A Tale from the Akamba of Kenya, Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale, Borreguita and the Coyote (Reading Rainbow Books), The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks: A Masai Tale, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, Bimwili and the Zimwi, Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion, Anansi Does The Impossible!: An Ashanti Tale, Koi and the Kola Nuts: A Tale from Liberia
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, 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, A Swahili girl is abducted by a Zimwi and told to be the voice inside his singing drum br br Amazon, 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