The Swamp Where Gator Hides

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The Swamp Where Gator Hides

By Marianne Berkes; Roberta Baird (Illustrator)

Dawn Publications (CA), Hardcover, 9781584694700, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2014

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

Roberta Baird is a freelance illustrator and artist specializing in children's book illustration, murals, and set design. Her artwork has appeared in educational textbooks, picture books, and magazines. A member of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators, she resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband and four children.