Over on a Desert: Somewhere in the World

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696315

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Description

Deserts are full of surprises! An amazing array of animals calls this driest place on Earth their home. Through rhythm and rhyme, children meet a new animal on every page. They won’t be able to resist getting in on all the action as animal parents teach their babies how to live in this unusual place - camels kneel, armadillos dig, dingoes sniff, and jerboas jump. Cut paper collages capture the subtle beauty of the desert and also "hide" more animals for young eyes to find. Additional information, a world map, and tips from the author give parents and teachers all they need to make learning fun. One part song, one part story, and one part sheer delight!

Reading Level
Lexile
540L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.6
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Geography Nature Numbers & Concepts Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Math Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction Non-Fiction
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