Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears -- and more stories from Africa

Published 2004
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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. Who's in Rabbit's house?: Rabbit has a problem: someone is inside her house and won't let her in. Can the leopard, rhino or elephant help Rabbit get in her house? Hot hippo: Relates why the hippopotamus lives in water.

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New York : New Video [distributor in the U.S.], c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 61 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated; recommended for ages 4 to 9.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Spanish version of Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears; read along option for stories.
Illustrators, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon.
Narrated by James Earl Jones.
DVD, region 1.
English and dubbed Spanish dialogue.
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears / Verna Aardema
A story, a story / Gail E. Hailey
Who's in Rabbit's house / Verna Aardema
The village of round and square houses / [by Ann Grifalconi]
Hot hippo / [by Mwenye Hadithi].
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