Daisylocks

Daisylocks Cover

Daisylocks

By Marianne Collins Berkes; Marianne Berkes; Cathy Morrison (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781628552065, 1pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2014

Description
Daisylocks needs a home that is just right. She asks Wind to help her find the perfect habitat to spread her roots, and he accepts the challenge. Wind blows Daisylocks to the plain, the mountain and the wetland. She objects to each place one by one too cold, too hard, too wet. Daisylocks is not ready to give up They try the humid rainforest and then the warm beach; those are not just right either. Will Wind find the perfect climate and soil for Daisylocks to place her roots and grow into a beautiful flower?


About the Author
Berkes was a teacher of young children and also directed children's theater in Pawling, New York, before moving to Palm Beach County, Florida, where she is a children's librarian.

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.

Cathy Morrison may have started her art career in animation but she soon fell in love with illustrating children's books and has been doing so for 20 years. Cathy has illustrated Nature Recycles: How About You?, Three Little Beavers, Animalogy: Animal Analogies, Dino Tracks, and Dino Treasures for Sylvan Dell. Other titles Cathy has illustrated include Ignacio's Chair, and the Young Patriots Series including Alexander Hamilton, Young Statesman; Frederick Douglass, Young Defender of Human Rights; and Juliette Low, Girl Scout Founder. Cathy works from her home overlooking a beautiful view of the Mummy Range, on the northern side of Rocky Mountain National Park. Check out Cathy's blog at www.cathymorrison.blogspot.com.