Over in the Grasslands: On an African Savanna

Marianne Berkes (Author) Jill Dubin (Illustrator)


Learning becomes fun with this book about Africa's savanna. In Over in the Grasslands: On an African Savanna, amazing artwork will inspire children in classrooms and at home to appreciate the world around us

Come along on a safari You'll meet lions and rhinos and hippos--oh, my You'll also find elephants that squirt, giraffes that slurp, and hornbills that toot. Africa's savanna is home to a delightful diversity of animals. Kids will love to sing about them--and count them, too Cut paper illustrations add to the discovery, highlighting some animals and hiding others. Safaris are fun Information about the animals, a map of Africa, and tips from both the author and the illustrator on how to use this book with children round out a very helpful package.

Backmatter Includes:
  • Further information about grasslands and the animals in this book
  • Music and song lyrics to "Over in the Grasslands" sung to the tune "Over in the Meadow"
  • Product Details

    Dawn Publications (CA)
    Publish Date
    March 01, 2016
    10.5 X 0.5 X 9.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
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    About the Author

    Award-winning author Marianne Berkes (Daisylocks) is a retired teacher and librarian who turned her love of nature and teaching into writing informational picture books. In addition to Anybody Home?, The Tree That Bear Climbed and the award-winning Animalogy for Arbordale, some of Marianne's other recent and award-winning titles include: Going Home, The Mystery of Animal Migration; Over in the Ocean, in a Coral Reef; Over in the Jungle, a Rainforest Rhyme; Going Around the Sun, Some Planetary Fun, What's in the Garden?, and The Swamp Where Gator Hides. Visit her website at: www.MarianneBerkes.com.
    Jill Dubin's whimsical art has appeared in over 40 children's books, including Over on a Mountain, Seeds Grow, and I Can Cooperate! She graduated from Pratt Institute and currently lives with her family in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. www.jilldubin.com