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Over on a Mountain

Somewhere in the World

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Overview

Learning becomes fun in Over on a Mountain: Somewhere in the World about the ecosystem on a mountain. Sung to the tune of "Over in the Meadow", this informative and fun rhyming format and amazing artwork will inspire children in classrooms and at home to appreciate the world around us!

Discover twenty cool animals, ten great mountain ranges, and seven continents all in one story! And do it in the age-old style of children the world over—by clapping, counting, singing, and acting like . . . well, animals! What fun! Following the main story, this book is chock full of resources for parents and teachers, including facts about each of the animals featured (including the hidden animals) and about mountains. A simple world map makes it easy for children to locate the continents and the mountain ranges where the animals live. A "Tips from the Author" page has suggested activities and a "Tips from the Illustrator" page offers an interesting perspective from the artist, who created the illustrations using cut paper.

Backmatter Includes:

  • Further information about mountains and the animals in this book!
  • Music and song lyrics to "Over on a Mountain" sung to the tune "Over in the Meadow"!

Product Details

  • Size: Hardcover & Paperback - 10 in x 9 in
  • Pages: Hardcover & Paperback - 32

About the Author

Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. She knows how much children enjoy "interactive" stories and is the author of many entertaining and educational picture books that make a child's learning relevant. Reading, music, theater, gardening, and cooking have been a constant in Marianne's life. Her books are inspired by her love of nature. Marianne hopes to open kids' eyes to the magic found in our natural world. She now writes full time. An energetic presenter at schools and conferences, Marianne believes that "hands on" learning is fun. Her website is www.MarianneBerkes.com.
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