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Over in the Meadow

Over in the Meadow

by Olive A. Wadsworth Illustrated by David A. Carter

The vivid colors of Caldecott Medal-winning artist Ezra Jack Keats combined with this classic Appalachian counting rhyme will have young readers counting and recounting their way across the meadow, from turtles to fire flies, from one to ten.

"Caldecott Medal-winning Ezra Jack Keats provides fresh, appealing illustrations... Should definitely be included in public and school library collections." — Library Journal

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
1.7
Lexile Measure
380L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Book Type
Counting and Number Book
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Classics, Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Olive A. Wadsworth
David A. Carter David A. Carter is the creator of the bestselling Spot the Dot app, as well as many other books for children. He lives in Auburn, California, with his wife and two daughters.

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