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1976 Caldecott Award Winner
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by
Call Number: E A113w
Publication Date: 1975
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!
1976 Caldecott Honor Titles
The Desert Is Theirs by Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and human life.
Call Number: 574.52652 B358d
Publication Date: 1987
Strega Nona by When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Call Number: E D419so
Publication Date: 1979