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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : and other Caldecott classics.

Author: Gail E Haley; Ann Grifalconi; Verna Aardema; Weston Woods Studios.
Publisher: Weston, Conn. : Weston Woods, ©2002.
Series: Caldecott collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: A tall tale sets off a chain of mishaps in the jungle. Will the jungle creatures ever get the story straight? A story, a story: Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyanme, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider Man, wanted them - and caught three sly creatures to get them. The Village of Round and Square Houses: A grandmother  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Animated films
Children's films
Video recordings for children
Folklore
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gail E Haley; Ann Grifalconi; Verna Aardema; Weston Woods Studios.
ISBN: 1555928609 9781555928605
OCLC Number: 50986039
Credits: Animation by Oldřich Haberle (Why), Jaroslava Blagoevová (Story), Bohumil Šejda (Story) ; editing, Zdenka Navrátilová ; music by Václav Kubica (Why, Story), Arthur Custer (Village).
Performer(s): Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears is narrated by James Earl Jones.
Village of round and square houses is narrated by Cheryl Lynn Bruce.
A story, a story is told by John Akar.
Description: 1 videodisc (32 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears / Verna Aardema --
A story, a story / Gail E. Haley --
The village of round and square houses / Ann Grifalconi.
Series Title: Caldecott collection.
Other Titles: Weston Woods presents

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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: A tall tale sets off a chain of mishaps in the jungle. Will the jungle creatures ever get the story straight? A story, a story: Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyanme, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider Man, wanted them - and caught three sly creatures to get them. The Village of Round and Square Houses: A grandmother explains to her listeners why in their village on the side of a volcano the men live in square houses and the women in round ones.

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