Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Need an idea for summer fun? Check out Over and Under the Pond written by Kate Messner and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. This book takes the reader on a field trip above and below the surface of a pond, using words and illustrations to examine and explore this ecosystem.

Visit ospreys and mink, caddisfly larvae and painted turtles in their natural habitat as a mother and child spend a day rowing, watching, and learning on the pond.

The author includes notes about the animals along with websites and related resources for further exploration. (Chronicle)

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