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

    $8.95  $8.23
    Dawn Publications (CA)
    Publish Date
    March 01, 2016
    9.8 X 0.1 X 8.8 inches | 0.35 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 30 children's books. Her cut paper illustrations reflect her interest in combining color, pattern and texture. She grew up in Yonkers, New York, and graduated from Pratt Institute. She lives with her family in Atlanta, Georgia, including two dogs that do very little but with great enthusiasm.