Jo MacDonald Saw a Pond

Mary Quattlebaum (author), Laura J. Bryant (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692270

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Old MacDonald had a . . . pond? Yes! Come along with Jo MacDonald and learn about the wild creatures at the farm pond. You'll find fish, frogs, ducks--and a few surprises. This delightful riff on "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" playfully introduces youngsters to the concept of ecosystems. Quattlebaum engages little ones with rhythm, repetition, wordplay, and onomatopoeia, while Bryant charms them with lively watercolors of a pond community. A resource section in the back features both outdoor and indoor activities and games sure to encourage young naturalists at home and school. Jo MacDonald's pond discoveries closely resemble those that Mary discovered, too, when she grew up in the country with fields, gardens and ponds.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Characters & Series Nature Picture Books Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
English (US)
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