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

Author: James Earl JonesVerna AardemaGail E HaleyAnn GrifalconiMwenye Hadithi.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : New Video, [2004]
Series: Scholastic video collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Primary school : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Animated films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Children's
Short films
Feature films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Drama
Películas cinematográficas juvenil
Material Type: Animation, Primary school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Earl Jones; Verna Aardema; Gail E Haley; Ann Grifalconi; Mwenye Hadithi.; Weston Woods Studios,; Scholastic Inc.,; New Video Group.
ISBN: 043972533X 9780439725330
OCLC Number: 56082094
Language Note: In English; optional dubbed Spanish dialogue for Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears.
Notes: Collective itle from disc label.
Originally produced as a short films 1973-1989.
Special features: Spanish version of Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears; read along option for stories.
Credits: Illustrators, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon.
Performer(s): Narrated by James Earl Jones.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated; recommended for ages 4 to 9.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 61 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Contents: Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears / Verna Aardema (10 min. ; 1984) --
A story, a story / Gail E. Hailey (9 min. ; 1973) --
Who's in Rabbit's house / Verna Aardema (13 min. ; 1995) --
The village of round and square houses / [by Ann Grifalconi] ( 13 min. ; 1989) --
Hot hippo / [by Mwenye Hadithi] ( 5 min. ; 1989)
Series Title: Scholastic video collection.
Other Titles: Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears (Motion picture)
Story, a story (Motion picture)
Who's in Rabbit's house (Motion picture)
Village of round and square houses (Motion picture)
Hot hippo (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Weston Woods release ; Scholastic.

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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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