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Over in the Meadow (Voyager Book)by John Langstaff
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The old animal counting song. and#8220;Numbers for knee highs couldnand#8217;t be more fun. . . . Also has music for the song at the end. . . . Feodor Rojankovskyand#8217;s charming illustrations are in full color and black and white.and#8221;--Kirkus Reviews
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read-Aloud Poetry).
'Over in the meadow in the sands in the sun...' begins John Langstaff's endearing version of an old counting song for children, a favorite for many generations. But never has it been presented in such gay and happy form. Feodor Rojankovsky's pictures are filled with the beauty of meadow life from morning till the end of the day, and the amusing verses and simple melody will give pleasure to children and grownups whenever they gather to sing. Over in the Meadow is the creation of two very gifted artists, whose previous book, Frog Went A-Courtin', was awarded the Caldecott Medal.
A retelling of an old rhyme about meadow animals and their activities.
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