Combining counting, rhyming and music with vibrant illustrations, the book does a wonderful job of bringing remarkable dimensionality to the rainforest. A rhyming story with gorgeous collages takes you into the tropical rainforest. Fast-paced prose and brilliant illustrations follow the salmon from their form as eggs in a stream to the wide ocean, eventually making a hazardous journey home to their stream of origin. Once again as in the authors previous book, “Over in the Ocean,” number 10 is the father taking care of the children. And it has curriculum components in the back about the rainforest habitat and animal families. Read it, sing it, or just admire the art in it. Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. A rhyming story of counting jungle animal babies and their mothers. I enjoyed the story and I found it brought out the child in me as I sang the story. They do so with a great deal of subtlety, though, so you wouldn’t necessarily notice the first few reads. What could easily have degraded into a rote form emerges instead as lush and detailed as its tropical subject matter. Shere Khan leaps across and corners the children. I like this book, but my class haven't taken to it - the rhyme is nice but I can't leave it for the children to read independently, because many of the animal names are too hard (marmoset etc) and the cardboard book style looks too young for them (7/8 year olds). Explore the gorgeous designs and decorate your classroom using these jungle-themed display letters, bunting, posters and photos. And sitting on that leaf is a glistening raindrop. March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am $7 – $9 « Romeo & Juliet: A Theatre LILA Invention; Rollers Lunch » Type: Reading. His incredible story of survival — he calls it miraculous — has been made into a documentary seen in 160 countries, and now his book, Lost in the Jungle, … Having adapted that old song “Over In the Meadow” to different locales, Berkes takes a tried and true format and simply fills it to overflowing with a vast array of rainforest creatures. The wealth of information and multiple uses for the book make it one that can be utilized over and over with a different emphasis each time. Here is an attractive, engaging book on a very important habitat that children and educators will enjoy for either recreational reading or interactive learning in the library or classroom. Four little ants hurry as they scurry across the rainforest floor. Over in the Arctic, the snow goose "honks" and the wolf "howls. I had that very feeling when I found the work of Jeanette Canyon a year ago. They will enjoy singing the song and following along with the story and pictures. This is a wonderful book for children ages three to eight. She had just finished work on City Beats by S. Kelly Rammell when I ran across the book and was entranced by her format. There are also tips on telling this book aloud for storytime, and even a step-by-step process of how Canyon creates her art. Abundant end material describes a rainforest community and the lives of its creatures, offers tips from the artist, and includes playful movements devised by the author so that toddlers can mimic the rainforest animals, making this book a delight for home and school alike. Back. This rainforest is teeming with monkeys that hoot, ocelots that pounce, parrots that squawk and boas that squeeze! The wolves raised the baby as their own. A Japanese soldier who refused to surrender after World War Two ended and spent 29 years in the jungle dies aged 91 in Tokyo. This is a handsome book on an important subject, and it can serve as recreational reading as well as an introduction to a basic unit on the rain forest. Story of Life; Real Happiness Project; Dynasties The Lion King and other lion myths. Stunning, brilliant illustrations made from polymer clay and then photographed provide a three-dimensional appearance to a double-paged spread. The illustrations make it very appealing, also. From the Nemean lion slain by Hercules to Maahes the lion-headed Egyptian god of war, the timeless image of a lion has inspired myths the world over. Multiple readings yield incredible rewards. The second part of the story occurs 'ten or eleven years later', although the ages of Mowgli and some of the animals by then cause difficulties if the tale is taken too literally. It tells about a mother marmoset and her marmoset one. Here you can find a huge collection of resources for your KS1 pupils inspired by jungle animals and their habitat. Each page brings a new animal of the jungle to your childs eyes while also allowing them to practice counting to ten. Over in the Jungle – Little Sprouts Story and Stroll. Using the well-know rhyme “Over in the Meadow,” this book creates a world of rainforest animals and their young. This book is the winner of the 2008 Publisher?s Marketing Assoc. She received her BFA from the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio. It not only spot-lights some of the animals-marmosets, parrots, honey bears, leaf cutter ants, etc.-but also offers pertinent information on the habitat. — Indiana Library Federation – Read Alouds Too Good to Miss 2008-2009. It’s the little things that sometimes impress me the most. About this resource. Talent, possums. Every preschool, kindergarten, music and physical education teacher should have a copy of this book. Three parrots squawk. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 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