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A spare, lyrical text tells of the relationship of the Papagos people to their environment—“we share . . . we only share.” The paintings are dramatic and are reminiscent of the layers of colors found in sand paintings.
Strega Nona leaves Big Anthony alone with her magic pasta pot after telling him never to touch it. It is not long before he does, and pasta literally flows through the town. Characters in medieval costumes of pastel, jewel-like colors add to the humor of the story.
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.