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Berkes, Marianne Collins

Overview
Works: 46 works in 144 publications in 3 languages and 13,907 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Sea stories  Music  Cookbooks  Children's songs  Counting-out rhymes  Board books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.B4557, E
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Publications about Marianne Collins Berkes
Publications by Marianne Collins Berkes
Most widely held works about Marianne Collins Berkes
 
Most widely held works by Marianne Collins Berkes
Over in the ocean : in a coral reef by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
The coral reef in this book is like a marine nursery, teeming with mamas and babies! In the age-old way of kids and fish, children will count and clap to the rhythm of "Over in the Meadow" while pufferfish "puff", gruntfish "grunt" and seahorses "flutter". The colorful art is fresh and fun-constructed entirely from polymer clay-and invites young fingers to fashion fishy forms
Over in the Arctic : where the cold winds blow by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
A counting book in rhyme presents various Arctic animals and their offspring, from a mother polar bear and her "little cub one" to an old father wolf and his "little pups ten." Includes related facts and activities
Over in Australia : amazing animals Down Under by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A counting book in rhyme presents various Australian animals and their offspring, from a mother crocodile and her "little hatchling one" to a huge father emu and his "little chicks ten." Includes related facts and activities
Seashells by the seashore by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
A child and her companions collect a number of seashells from one to twelve
Going around the sun : some planetary fun by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
"Our Earth is part of a fascinating planetary family: eight planets and an odd bunch of other solar system bodies that spin, roll, tilt, blow and whirl around the Sun. Here, to the tune of 'Over in the Meadow, ' young ones can get a glimpse of our remarkable neighborhood"--Provided by publisher
Over in a river : flowing out to the sea by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
"This counting book in the style of 'Over in the Meadow' presents various riparian habitat animals and their offspring in ten North American rivers, from a mother manatee 'and her little calf one' in the St. Johns River to a father river otter 'and his little pups ten' in the Mississippi. Endnotes present facts, activities, and related games"--
Going home : the mystery of animal migration by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
"A selection of animals that migrate by air, land and sea represent the variety and mystery of why and how animals migrate"--Provided by publisher
Marsh music by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 libraries worldwide
At night, ten different species of frogs convene in a marsh. Fireflies light up the scene and Maestro bullfrog raises his baton. The music begins, softly at first, but builds to a crescendo as the night goes on. Just before dawn, the frogs depart'but the serenade is not over. . . Although the story is a fantasy, each of the different species of frogs has been carefully portrayed, and described by the author in an Afterword. The musical terms are defined in a glossary. Young naturalists who are fond of frogs as well as youngsters who enjoy music will have a wonderful time as part of the marsh's nocturnal audience
What's in the garden? by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
"Guess what vegetable or fruit this is, growing in the garden! Learn more about it, plus how to eat it in a simple recipe"--
Marsh morning by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Beginning with the first light of dawn, the marsh comes alive with music as different types of birds tune up and perform nature's symphony
The tree that bear climbed by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The Tree That Bear Climbed is a creative twist on the classic, The House that Jack Built. Young listeners and early readers will love the rhythmic repetition as they learn about the many parts of a tree. Beginning with the roots that anchor the tree, this cumulative verse story climbs to a surprise ending. Why is the bear so eager to climb the tree and what happens when he gets to the top?
Animalogy : animal analogies by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Uses analogies to teach the similarities and differences between animals, including their sounds, physical adaptations, behaviors, and classes
Over on a mountain : somewhere in the world by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A counting book in rhyme that presents various animals and their offspring that dwell in high mountain environments, from a mother llama and her "little cria one" to an emperor penguin, his hen, and their "little chicks ten." Includes related facts, tips from the author and illustrator, and a song
The swamp where Gator hides by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Through rhyming text reminiscent of "The House that Jack Built," follows the activities of various animals and birds as they make their way through the swamp where Gator waits to catch his prey. Includes facts about swamps, particularly the Florida Everglades, and the animals that make their home there, as well as teaching tips
Over in the grasslands : on an African savanna by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
This grasslands variation of the classic song "Over in the Meadow" introduces animals and their offspring that dwell on the savanna of Africa, from a mother zebra and her "little calf one" to a "cunning father jackal and his little pups ten." Includes information about the African savanna, a glossary of the animals, activities, and other "tips from the author."
Baby on board : how animals carry their young by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
"Rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young, including 'Tucked in pouches. Gripped in teeth. Propped on backs--or underneath'"--
Anybody home? by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Looking for a new home to raise her expected babies, Polly Possum meets a variety of forest animals and learns how they build and live in webs, nests, hives, shells, burrows, lodges, dens, caves, dreys, and even hollows
Daisylocks by Marianne Collins Berkes( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Daisylocks needs a home that is just right. She asks Wind to help her find the perfect habitat to spread her roots, and he accepts the challenge. Wind blows Daisylocks to the plain, the mountain and the swamp. She objects to each place one by one--too cold, too hard, too wet. Daisylocks is not ready to give up! They try the humid rainforest and then the warm beach; those are not just right either. Will Wind find the perfect climate and soil for Daisylocks to place her roots and grow into a beautiful flower?--
 
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Berkes, Marianne Collins
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Languages
English (76)
Spanish (9)
French (2)
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