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Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats

Over in the Meadow (1971)

by Ezra Jack Keats

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In Over In The Meadow, Ezra Jack Keats adapts a classic nursery rhyme and interjects it with beautiful and unique illustrations. In a typical Keats style, he uses collage and vibrant colors to make the text come to life. ( )
  hhuget | Dec 4, 2012 |
Ezra Jack Keats' mixed-media, collage style illustrations accompany a classic counting nursery rhyme in this book. With beautiful pictures depicting nature and animals, ths focus of this story is very much on the pictures. This is a great book for very young students or those who are learning to count, because they can say the rhymes aloud and participate while the book is being read. A great interactive read aloud book! ( )
  KylieBrigham | Oct 1, 2012 |
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  AthenaMuze | Jul 23, 2010 |
'Over in the Meadow' by Ezra Jack Keats is a poetic story about differnt animal mothers and her babies. Each pages describes a different animal mother and what she tells her babies to do, such as chirp. The pictures are very colorful, and the babies are so cute. This story is perfect for teaching rhyming words as well as different animals.
  clstone | Oct 19, 2009 |
This book has all the features that young readers love: animals, counting, and rhyming!
  katiejanelewis | Oct 12, 2009 |
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Over in the meadow, in the sand, in the sun,
Lived an old mother turtle and her little turtle one.
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Welcome to a lush meadow bustling with activity, where one turtle digs, two fish swim, three bluebirds sing, and so on to ten fireflies that shine in the night. Keats's collage-style illustrations perfectly complement this classic Appalachian counting rhyme, which is also a popular song for toddlers.

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An old nursery poem introduces animals and their young and the numbers one through ten.

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