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Dial Press

Overview
Works: 86 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 25,672 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Dictionaries  History  Romance fiction  Poetry  Humor  Bildungsromans  Fairy tales 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
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Most widely held works about Dial Press
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Most widely held works by Dial Press
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit ... and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
Jambo means hello : Swahili alphabet book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a word, with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom
Moja means one : Swahili counting book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers one through ten in Swahili accompany two-page illustrations of various aspects of East African life
Frederic Remington's own West by Frederic Remington( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great western artist's eyewitness accounts of his adventures on the frontier
The island of the skog by Steven Kellogg( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the dangers of urban life, Jenny and her friends sail away to an island, only to be faced with a new problem--its single inhabitant--the Skog
Tell the wolves I'm home : a novel by Carol Rifka Brunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1987, and only one person has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus -- her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn's company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak about, June's world is turned upside down. But Finn's death brings a surprise acquaintance into June's life -- someone who will help her to heal, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, her family, and even her own heart
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, a rural black family deeply attached to the forest on their land tries to save it from being cut down by an unscrupulous white man
Fish for supper by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Grandmother's typical day of fishing
Troll country by Edward Marshall( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsie Fay has a book that tells all about trolls and her mother claims to have met one. So Elsie Fay goes to the woods known as Troll Country, to see for herself is any trolls live there. However, trolls are mean and Elsie Fay will have to think fast to get out of there
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way
Thumbelina by Amy Ehrlich( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The seasons of time : tanka poetry of ancient Japan by Virginia Olsen Baron( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin & Tulip by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin is at a loss in handling Tulip's constant bullying
Benjie on his own by Joan M Lexau( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his grandmother becomes quite ill, young Benjie discovers that the people in his big city neighborhood can be friendly and helpful after all
Abdul by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old mother camel's new baby, Abdul, is a strange looking creature that causes his owner all sorts of problems
Eat! by Diane Paterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No matter what her parents cook, Martha refuses to eat
Grandma's holidays : (some are known, and some are not, for some the calendar forgot) by Doris Orgel( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about many different holidays describe the spirit of these days through the eyes of a child
Time and the town : a Provincetown chronicle by Mary Heaton Vorse( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple of the eye by Glenway Wescott( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
Alternative Names
Dial Press, Inc.

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Lincoln MacVeagh The Dial Press.

MacVeagh Lincoln The Dial Press.

Languages
English (32)

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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditionsJambo means hello : Swahili alphabet bookMoja means one : Swahili counting bookThe island of the skogSong of the trees