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Over in the Grasslands: On an African Savanna
Kirkus review: Berkes and Dubin tackle another habitat in their series of variations on “Over in the Meadow,” this time visiting the African savanna. As in others in the series, each turn of the page/verse of the song introduces a new animal parent and an ever increasing number of babies as the family does something natural within its habitat: the zebras gallop, the giraffes slurp acacia leaves, the elephants squirt water, and the hippos graze. The mother lion teaches her five cubs to stalk, the babies hunkered down against the ground behind a screen of grass, though the prey is neither mentioned nor shown. The family group of chimpanzees swing in the trees “over in the grasslands,” which may be very confusing to young children. The backmatter explains that while most live in the rain forest, some have adapted to living in the savanna. Other animals include hornbills, aardvarks, meerkats, and jackals. All the animals are pictured on a map of the African continent in the backmatter, which also includes a paragraph of information about each, more about the savanna habitat, blurbs about the hidden animal in each spread, the requisite “Fact or Fiction” paragraph, notes from the author and illustrator, and the song lyrics and music. Some brilliant and unusual color choices, along with marvelously textured and patterned papers, make the cut-paper collage illustrations pop. One wonders what habitats are left for Berkes to tackle; here’s hoping there’s a least one more.

—Kirkus Reviews (7.2.16), 15TH Edition

Over on the Farm
Dawn Publications
FARM-Paperback - $8.95 - ISBN 978-1-58469-549-3
FARM - Hardcover - $16.95 ISBN 978-1-58469-548-6
Ages 3 to 8 - 32 pages- fully illustrated - 9x11

Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race
Arbordale Publishing
Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 9781628556452 - $17.95
Paperback: 9781628556407 - $9.95
Spanish Paperback: 9781628556452 - $9.95

Over on a Mountain, Somewhere in the World
Dawn Publications
Ages 3 to 8 -- 32 pages
ISBN: 978-1-58469-519-6 - Paper $8.95
ISBN: 978-1-58469-518-9 - Hard $16.95

Daisylocks
Arbordale Publishing
32 pg, 10 x 8.5, Ages 4-8, Grades PK-3
Lexile: 640, F&P: O
Hardcover ISBN: 9781628552065, $17.95
Paperback ISBN: 9781628552157, $9.95


The Swamp Where Gator Hides
Dawn Publications 2014
Retail Price: Paperback • $8.95 | Hardback • $16.95
Web Special: Paperback • $6.71 | Hardback • $12.71
App: $2.99

Anybody Home?
Arbordale Publishing, Sept. 2013
32 pg, 10 x 8.5, Ages 4-8, Grades PK-3
Lexile: 500
Hardcover ISBN: 9781607186182, $17.95
Paperback ISBN: 9781607186304, $9.95

Over in a River, Flowing Out to the Sea
Dawn Publications, Sept. 2013
Retail Price: Paperback • $8.95 | Hardback • $16.95
Web Special: Paperback • $6.71 | Hardback • $12.71


What's in the Garden?
Dawn Publications, 2013
Paperback $8.95 - ISBN:978-1-58469-190-7
Hardcover $16.95 - ISBN:978-1-58469-189-1
Also an E book

The Tree That Bear Climbed
Sylvan Dell Publishing, August 2012
Hardcover $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-60718-528-4
Paperback $9.95 ISBN: 978-1-60718-537-
Spanish version $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-6071-86793
Also an E book

Over in the Forest: Come and Take a Peek!
Dawn Publications, 2012
Hardcover ISBN 978-1-58469-162-4 - $16.95
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58469-163-1 - $8.95
Also an E book

Animalogy, Animal Analogies
SylvanDell Publishing, 2011
Hardcover: 32-page $16.95
ISBN: 9781607181279
Paperback: 32-page $8.95
ISBN: 9781607181378
e-book-Downloadable-English: $9.95
ISBN: 9781607181477
e-book-Downloadable-Spanish: $9.95
ISBN: 9781607181576
eBook-Subscription: 978160718068

Over in Australia, Amazing Animals Down Under.
Dawn Publications,2011
ISBN: 978-1-58469-136-5 PB - $8.95
ISBN: 978-1-58469-135-8 HC - $16.95
Also an E book

Going Home, The Mystery of Animal Migration
Dawn Publications, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-58469-1273 Paperback $8.95
ISBN: 978-1-58469-1266 - Hardcover $16.95
Also an E book

Over in the Arctic: Where the Cold Winds Blow
Dawn Publications, September 2008
ISBN: 1-58469-110-5 paperback - $8.95
ISBN: 1-58469-109-9 hardback - $16.95
Also an E book

Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun
Dawn Publications, March 2008
PAPERBACK ISBN: 978-1-58469-100-6 ($8.95)
HARDCOVER ISBN: 978-1-58469-099-3 ($16.95)
Also an E book

Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme
Dawn Publications, March 2007
PAPERBACK ISBN: 978-158469-092-4 -$8.95
HARDBACK ISBN: 978-1058469-091-7 -$16.95
BOARD BOOK ISBN: 978-1-58469-108-2 - $7.95
Also an E book


Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef
Dawn Publications, 2004
PAPERBACK ISBN 1-58469-062-3 - $8.95
HARDCOVER ISBN 1-58469-082-8 - $16.95
BOARD BOOK VERSION, cut down to 24 pages from 32 pages for the younger set. -2006 - $7.95
Also an E book
Now an APP!

Marsh Morning
Lerner Publications, Millbrook Press 2003
ISBN 0-7613-1936-0 - $14.95 - hardcover
ISBN 978-0-7613-7462-6 $6.95 - paperback
Also an E book

Seashells by the Seashore
Dawn Publications, 2002
PAPERBACK ISBN: 1-58469-034-8 -$8.95
HARDBACK ISBN: 1-58469-035-6 -$16.95
Also an E book

Marsh Music
Lerner Publications-Millbrook Press, 2000
ISBN 978-0-7613-7461-9 $6.95 Paperback
Also an E book