Way Out in the Desert

Way Out in the Desert Cover

Way Out in the Desert

By T. J. Marsh; Jennifer Ward; Kenneth J. Spengler (Illustrator)

Cooper Square Pub, Hardcover, 9780873586870, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1998

This lively new counting song, set to the traditional tune "Over in the Meadow", introduces children to an array of creatures--from hummingbirds and roadrunners to Gila monsters and coyotes--in their natural habitat, the Sonoran Desert. Full color.

About the Author

Jennifer Ward is an award-winning author of picture books for children with more than 800,000 books in print. Most recently, she has written Mama Built a Little Nest", illustrated by Steve Jenkins, and "There Was an Old Monkey that Swallowed a Frog", illustrated by Steve Gray. A former elementary educator, Jennifer Ward is an experienced public speaker who travels the country, speaking in schools and at international and national writer and literacy conferences. Her titles have been featured in "Ranger Rick", "Your Big Backyard", "Learning Magazine", and "Real Simple", and she has been featured on national television and radio. She lives with her family in Edwardsville, Illinois. Visit her at JenniferWardBooks.com.

Spengler lives with his wife and son.