Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

By Verna Aardema, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diana Dillon (Illustrator)

Mosquito tells Iguana a tall tale about yams that annoys Iguana so much that he puts sticks in his ears so he cannot hear such things. Thus begins a chain reaction tale of the West African jungle. Illustrations show highly stylized animals.


retold by Verna Aardema

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