Strega Nona and other stories from near and far.
|Format:||Video Cassette 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 4 copies|
SummaryStrega Nona: Big Anthony is knee-deep in trouble, and pasta, when he uses Strega Nona's pasta pot without her permission.
Tikki Tikki Tembo: This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.
Joey runs away: Joey looks for another home when he doesn't feel like cleaning up his messy room.
Why mosquitos buzz in people's ears: A chain of mishaps is set off, from Mosquito to Iguana to Python to Rabbit to Owl, but all is resolved by King Lion.
Hot hippo: Hippo promises not to eat Ngai's little fishes in exchange for being allowed to live in the cool water.
Nightingale: The story of the lonely Emperor and the captivating songbird that comes to live in his palace.
ContentsStrega Nona (9 min.)
Tikki Tikki Tembo (9 min.)
Joey runs away (8 min.)
Why mosquitos buzz in people's ears (10 min.)
Hot hippo (5 min.)
Nightingale (25 min.).
-- Juvenile films.
Folklore -- Juvenile films.
Animals -- Juvenile films.
|Publisher|| Solon, Ohio :Findaway World,2010
|Other Titles|| Strega Nona.
Tikki Tikki Tembo.
Joey runs away.
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears.
Thomas, Peter, 1924-2016 narrator.
Jones, Trish, narrator.
Jones, James Earl, narrator.
Alexander, Terence, 1923-2009, narrator.
Lent, Blair, illustrator.
Dillon, Leo, illustrator.
Dillon, Diane, illustrator.
Kennaway, Adrienne, 1945- illustrator.
DePaola, Tomie, 1934-2020. Strega Nona.
Mosel, Arlene. Tikki Tikki Tembo.
Kent, Jack, 1920-1985. Joey runs away.
Aardema, Verna. Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears.
Mwenye Hadithi. Hot hippo.
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. Nattergalen.
Weston Woods Studios, production company.
Findaway World, LLC, publisher.
Narrators, Gwen Deitch (Strega Nona), Peter Thomas (Tikki Tikki Tembo), Trish Jones (Joey runs away), James Earl Jones (Why mosquitos buzz in people's ears), Terry Alexander (Hot hippo), Mako (Nightingale).
Title from Playaway View label.
All stories previously released by Weston Woods Studios.
Strega Nona based on the book retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1975.
Tikki Tikki Tembo based on the book by Arlene Mosel ; illustrated by Blair Lent. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1968.
Joey runs away based on the book by Jack Kent. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1985.
Why mosquitos buzz in people's ears based on the book by Verna Aardema ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon. New York : Dial Press, c1976.
Hot hippo based on the book by Mwenye Hadithi ; illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway. Boston : Little, Brown, c1986.
Nightingale based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson. New York : Harper & Row, 1965.
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Issued on Playaway View, a dedicated video media player.
1 video media player (65 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.