Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs and Leaping Frogs

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs and Leaping Frogs

by Anthony D. Fredericks, Jennifer DiRubbio
     
 

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Teachers! Here is another field trips between covers from Tony Fredericks, a funny but very astute professor. Here he visits wetlands inhabited by leaping frogs and zip-zipping dragonflies. Teachers will appreciate the accurate science and great illustrations. Kids will appreciate the humor and cadence of the text, while learning how the wetland creatures interact in

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Teachers! Here is another field trips between covers from Tony Fredericks, a funny but very astute professor. Here he visits wetlands inhabited by leaping frogs and zip-zipping dragonflies. Teachers will appreciate the accurate science and great illustrations. Kids will appreciate the humor and cadence of the text, while learning how the wetland creatures interact in their community. Two pages of Field Notes and fun facts at the back of the book offer intriguing information on these creatures.

Editorial Reviews

Patricia Broderick
. . Tony has done it again: he's delivered the perfect book for every classroom library.
Editorial Director, Teaching K-8 Magazine, October 2004
Leah Miller
. . The lyrical text and beautiful illustrations . . . bring to life the amazing creatures that can be found in wetlands.
Director of Watershed Programs, Izaak Walton League of America, October 2004

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584692133
Publisher:
Dawn Publications
Publication date:
10/23/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
31 MB
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Age Range:
4 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Anthony D. Fredericks grew up in southern California and spent his summers hiking and fishing the majestic Sierra Nevadas. Now Tony explores the mountainside in southcentral Pennsylvania where he and his wife live. A former classroom teacher and reading specialist, he is Professor of Education at York College, York, PA. He is the author of more than three dozen children's books.; Jennifer DiRubbio is both a passionate artist and an avid environmentalist. She has been active as an artist for several organizations that promote nature and a healthy planet. Jennifer graduated with a BFA from Pratt Institute in 1992. She keeps her home and studio in Merrick, New York, as "green" and environmentally sound as possible, where her husband and two young children also work and play.

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