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Down in the Forest

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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ISBN 9781869435967
Barcode 9781869435967
Published 24 February 2004 by Scholastic
Format Paperback, New title
Author(s) By Morrison, Yvonne
Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781869435967
ISBN-10 1869435966
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 24 February 2004
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Morrison, Yvonne
Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Fiction
Children's and Educational
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 265mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 3-6 years
Reading Age 3-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823
Catalogue Code 12814

Description of this Book

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Russell Clark Medal for Illustration 2005

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Author's Bio

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.

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