Down in the Forest
"Down in the forest, seeking shelter from the sun, lived a brown mother Kiwi and her little kiwi one." This picture book for ages 3 - 6 takes the traditional tale 'Over in the Meadow' and retells it featuring New Zealand native flora and fauna.
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||24 February 2004 by Scholastic
||Paperback, New title
||By Morrison, Yvonne
Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer
||In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
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The traditional tale Over in the Meadow is a classic. In Down in the Forest the author takes this structure and retells it featuring native forest flora and fauna. Down in the forest, seeking shelter from the sun, lived a brown mother kiwi and her little kiwi one. Sleep! said the mother. I sleep! said the one. So they slept all day in their shelter from the sun.
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Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Russell Clark Medal for Illustration 2005
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Yvonne Morrison Author of A Kiwi Night Before Christmas this is Yvonne's second title for Scholastic. With a strong educational link Yvonne is a real find for our picture book publishing list. Jenny Cooper Illustrator of Duck Walk, Goodbye, Adios, Sayonara and Ciao, as well as the junior novel, Jellylegs, Jenny's images have charm and verve.