For more than 100 years, "Over in the Meadow" -- a traditional southern Appalachian counting rhyme -- has been a joyous introduction for young children to counting, rhyming, and nature. In this lyrical book, readers will meet ten different meadow-dwelling mother animals and their babies, brought to life by Jan Thornhill in an ingenious way. Thornhill uses everyday objects to construct this imaginary meadow: a beaver's dam is built of pretzels, a dragonfly flits with paperclip wings, and fish shimmer with coins for scales. ...

Over in the Meadow 2012, Owlkids

ISBN-13: 9781926973067

Trade paperback

Over in the Meadow 2004, Owlkids, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9781897066089