Over in a River

Over in a River

Flowing Out to the Sea

By Marianne Berkes; Jill Dubin (Illustrator)

Dawn Publications (CA), Hardcover, 9781584693291, 26pp.

Publication Date: September 2013

The great rivers of North America are teeming with life and on the pages of Over in a River - from blue herons in the Hudson to salmon in the Columbia, and from dragonflies in the Rio Grande to mallards in the St. Lawrence. Children will "slither" like water snakes and "slide" like otters while singing to the tune of "Over in a Meadow." And they'll count baby animals in watersheds all over North America What a delightful way to learn about riparian habitats and geography at the same time

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.