Strega Nona: Strega Nona; Tikki Tikki Tembo; Joey Runs Away; Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears; Madeline's Rescue (Playaway)
Strega Nona: Strega Nona; Tikki Tikki Tembo; Joey Runs Away; Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears; Madeline's Rescue (Playaway)
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Annotation: Five stories from around the world.
Genre: Fairy tales
Catalog Number: #520755
Format: Playaway
No other formats available
Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Publisher: Playaway
Pages: 1 Playaway audio player (approximately 45 min.)
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-602-52659-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-602-52659-4
Dewey: 398.2
Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Subject Heading:
Folklore.
Language: English
Interest Level: K-3
Strega NonaWritten by Tomie dePaola, Read by Rex RobbinsStrega Nona's meddling assistant, Big Anthony, tries to prove he knows the magic secrets of Strega Nona's pasta pot, and unleashes a torrent of pasta which threatens his little Italian town.Tikki Tikki TemboWritten by Arlene Mosel, Read by Peter ThomasThis folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.Joey Runs AwayWritten by Jack Kent, Read by Melissa LeebaertJoey looks for another home when he doesn't feel like cleaning up his messy room.Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's EarsWritten by Verna Aardema, Read by James Earl JonesA tall tale sets of a chain of mishaps through the jungle grapevine - from Mosquito to Iguana to Python to Rabbit to Owl - in this traditional African story.Madeline's RescueWritten by Ludwig Bemelmans, Read by Pauline BrailsfordMadeline and her classmates adopt a dog who rescues Madeline after she falls into a river.

Excerpted from Strega Nona and Other Stories from near and Far: Strega Nona; Tikki Tikki Tembo; Joey Runs Away; Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears; Madeline's Rescue by Tomie dePaola, Arlene Mosel, Jack Kent, Verna Aardema, Ludwig Bemelmans
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Strega Nona / Tomie dePaola
Tikki Tikki Tembo / Arlene Mosel
Joey runs away / Jack Kent
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears / Verna Aardema
Madeline's rescue / Ludwig Bemelmans.

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