Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under

Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691853

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Description

Australian animals are unique. Their babies may be riding in mama's pouch, or hitching a ride on daddy, piggy-back! Children will sing, clap and count to the rhyme of "Over in the Meadow" as they learn about wallabies, koalas, wombats, and more. Cut-paper illustrations add to the fun.

Reading Level
Lexile
660L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
2.9
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature People & Places Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction Non-Fiction
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