Why Mosquitoes Buzz In Peoples Ears

A Report By: Miles Corbella

Summary

Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears tells an African Story about why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears. It depicts animals talking, and a mosquito bothering everyone.


Author: Verna Aardema, Illustrators: Leo And Diane Dillon

Verna Aardema is an author that writes children's books.

She wrote Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears.

Leo And Diane Dillon are illustrators of children's picture books.

They illustrated the book Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears.


  • Leo And Diane have illustrated over 20 books.
  • They were both pure Americans.
  • They were awarded the 1971 Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist.
  • Leo died at 79 years ld from lung cancer.
  • They were married their entire illustrating career.


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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears

Book Comparison

The book, like "My Friend Rabbit" by Eric Rohmann. They are both cartoon styles, and are both fiction as well. Unlike "My Friend Rabbit", Why Mosquitos Buzz In People's Ears tell an African tale.


Eric Rohmann


Eric Rohmann is a writer and illustrator of children's books.

He lives in Chicago, USA, but was born in Riverside, Illinois.

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Personal Review

I chose Why Mosquitos Buzz In People's Ears because it is a nice book with nice artwork.

The drawings were especially intriguing.

The African tale it tells is also a interesting, almost comical one.