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      Aardema, Verna.
      c1982.
      For saving the life of a snake, Ketu is rewarded by being allowed to hear animals think.
      Cover image for Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears [sound recording]
      Aardema, Verna.
      p1976.
      Retells a West African folktale in which Mosquito, responsible for the death of Mother Owl's baby, buzzes in peoples' ears to ask forgiveness.
      [sound recording]
      Aardema, Verna.
      1988, c1983.
      A strange animal called the Vingananee beats up all the other animals and eats their stew until the tiny Tree Toad offers to fight him.
      Cover image for Koi and the kola nuts : a tale from Liberia
      Aardema, Verna.
      1999.
      1st ed.
      An African folktale in which the son of the chief must make his way in the world with only a sackful of kola nuts and the help of some creatures
      Cover image for Por qué zumban los mosquitos en los oídos de la gente : un cuento de Africa Occidental
      Aardema, Verna.
      c1998.
      A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit.
      Cover image for Anansi does the impossible! : an Ashanti tale
      Aardema, Verna.
      c1997.
      1st ed.
      Anansi and his wife outsmart the Sky God and win back the beloved folktales of their people.
      Cover image for This for that : a Tonga tale
      Aardema, Verna.
      c1997.
      1st ed.
      Rabbit tricks the other animals of the African plain into giving her food and other treats.
      Cover image for The lonely lioness and the Ostrich chicks : a Masai tale
      Aardema, Verna.
      c1996.
      In this retelling of a Masai tale, a mongoose helps an ostrich get her chicks back from the lonely lioness who has stolen them.
      Aardema, Verna.
      1995.
      A tale from the Akamba people of Kenya that explains why the ostrich has such a long neck.
      Aardema, Verna.
      1995.
      With the help of a blue crane, a mother dove rescues her babies from a not-so-clever jackal.
      Cover image for Misoso : once upon a time tales from Africa
      c1994.
      A collection of twelve folktales from different parts of Africa. A fine collection of African tales, with each story preceded by a map showing it
      Cover image for Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain [sound recording]
      Aardema, Verna.
      p1993.
      A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.
      [sound recording]