Over in the Arctic

Over in the Arctic

Where the Cold Winds Blow

By Marianne Berkes; Jill Dubin (Illustrator)

Dawn Publications (CA), Hardcover, 9781584691099, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Description
Over in the Arctic, the snow goose "honks" and the wolf "howls." Children too will joyfully honk and howl while they count the baby animals and sing to the tune of "Over in the Meadow." And the illustrations - all done in cut paper - vividly convey the dramatic landscape of the Arctic.


About the Author
Award-winning author Marianne Berkes (pronounced Ber-kess with two syllables) is a retired teacher and librarian who uses her love of nature and teaching to create informational picture books. In addition to The Tree That Bear Climbed, Animalogy, and Anybody Home? for Sylvan Dell, some of Marianne's other recent and award-winning titles include: Going Home, The Mystery of Animal Migration; Over in the Ocean, in a Coral Reef; Over in the Jungle, a Rainforest Rhyme; Going Around the Sun, What's in the Garden?, and Some Planetary Fun. Visit her website at www.MarianneBerkes.com.

Jill Dubin grew up in Yonkers, New York and received her BFA from Pratt Institute. Her delightful illustrations have appeared in numerous children's books. She uses cut paper to create the whimsical illustrations in this book. The collage approach combines her unique sense of color, texture and pattern.