The illustrations make it very appealing, also. Early Reader's Rhymes, Verse & Wordplay for Children, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Ages 3-8. Jeanette Canyon’s illustrations make use of relief art made of polymer clay, which she photographed, adding to the book’s feeling of movement and creativity. Bagheera carried the baby to his friends, the wolves. This is a fun story about different animals you find in the jungle. Over in the Jungle is a winner of the iParenting Media Award. Suggest a … Her years as a teacher, librarian and children’s theatre director, in particular, inspire professionalism in her work. Shouts of “read it again, read it again” will echo down school hallways and in neighborhood homes. Whether studying counting, animals, rainforest, baby animals, art, nature, music or large motor skills, this book is a winner. She now writes full time. My reception/year 1 class loved this book, it tied in well with our rainforest topic. This book is written (and can be sung) to the tune of “Over in the Meadow,” a favorite children’s song. The pictures are fantastic too. The unusual and colorful illustrations are made with polymer clay and then photographed, giving them a three-dimensional look. I would recommend this book for any library serving children of preschool through 3rd grade. “Over in the jungle, wearing wings of shiny blue, lived a morpho butterfly, and her little morphos two.”, — Travelforkids.com – Costa Rica (October 2007). This story is full of interesting animal characters, a fearless young boy, and an action-packed plot. Her website is www.MarianneBerkes.com. “Over in the jungle / Wearing wings of shiny blue / Lived a morpho butterfly / And her little morphos two. The striking illustrations are made from polymer clay and are vividly colored. The unusual and colorful illustrations are made with polymer clay and then photographed, giving them a three-dimensional look. The "trip" takes place all on one flower, a goldenrod, which is practically a "minibeast park. However, as the endless and inhospitable jungle separates the inexperienced team, before long, Yossi will find himself stranded in the depths of a nightmarish environment crawling with formidable and tireless adversaries. Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. A rhyming story of counting jungle animal babies and their mothers. Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme has deservedly won several awards, including the iParenting Media Award. — Ventura County Parent Magazine (April 2007). Public and school librarians should also use the book for storytimes and classes. Recommended. The Rainforest Grew All Around (Arbordale Collection), Buddy's Rainforest Rescue: A True Story About Deforestation (Wild Tribe Heroes), Over in the Grasslands: On an African Savanna, Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (Rise and Shine), Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (Reading Rainbow Book). This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme, written by Marianne Berkes and illustrated by Jeanette Canyon, presents life of the tropical rainforest through counting and brilliant art. This is another “Sharing Nature With Children Book” from Dawn Publications, which is dedicated to inspiring in children a deeper understanding and appreciation for all life on Earth. We see the wide iridescent blue of the morpho butterflies fluttering above their now discarded chrysalises. His teachers in the United Kingdom on 5 March 2015, reviewed in the Arctic, book. 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