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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : -- and more stories from Africa / a Weston Woods release ; Scholastic.

Contributor(s): Jones, James Earl [narrator.] | Aardema, Verna. Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears | Haley, Gail E. Story, a story | Aardema, Verna. Who's in Rabbit's house | Grifalconi, Ann. Village of round and square houses | Mwenye Hadithi. Hot hippo | Weston Woods Studios [production company.] | Scholastic Inc [production company.] | New Video Group [publisher.].
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Scholastic video collection: Publisher: New York, NY : New Video, [2004]Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 61 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 043972533X; 9780439725330.Subject(s): Mosquitoes -- Juvenile films | Short stories, African -- Juvenile films | Rabbits -- Juvenile films | Animal housing -- Juvenile films | Folklore -- Cameroon -- Juvenile films | Hippopotamus -- Juvenile films | Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile films | Mosquitoes -- Drama | Short stories, African -- Drama | Rabbits -- Drama | Mosquitos -- Películas cinematográficas juvenil | Conejos -- Películas cinematográficas juvenil | Animal housing | Folklore | Hippopotamus | Mosquitoes | Rabbits | Short stories, African | West Africa | CameroonGenre/Form: Short films. | Animated films -- Juvenile. | Animated films -- United States. | Animated films -- Czechoslovakia. | Short films -- United States. | Feature films -- Czechslovakia. | Animated films. | Children's films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Juvenile works. | Short films. | Animated films. | Animated films -- Juvenile. | Children's -- Animation -- Short.DDC classification: 791.45/75 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .W49 2004
Contents:
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]
Production Credits: Illustrators, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon.
Narrated by James Earl Jones.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. 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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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.

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)

Illustrators, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon.

Narrated by James Earl Jones.

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.

MPAA rating: Not rated; recommended for ages 4 to 9.

DVD, NTSC, region 1.

In English; optional dubbed Spanish dialogue for Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears.

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