Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

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Read Over and Under the Pond Online Free - In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected ecosystem of a mountain pond. Over the pond, the water is a mirror, reflecting the sky. But under the pond is a hidden world of minnows darting, beavers diving, tadpoles growing. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered...over and under the pond.

Title : Over and Under the Pond
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ISBN : 1452145423
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 48 pages


Alex rated it ★★★★★

April 19, 2017

Just in time for spring and especially for Earth Day, Kate Messner gives her young readers Over and Under the Pond, a beautiful companion to her previous books Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. As a curious young boy and his mother paddle around a pond in their row...

KC rated it ★★★★★

April 09, 2017

Another great book in this series. All about pond life. Above and below!

Cindy rated it ★★★★☆

February 05, 2017

I live on a "bayou" in Michigan with a similar ecosystem out in front of my house to the pond presented here and I see many of these "over" sights while I kayak. Others I see when I dive under while swimming, and some I have to imagine when I feel the nibbles on my toes while I am floating. It is...

Erin rated it ★★★★★

April 20, 2017

I have eagerly anticipating this, the third book in the over/under books by Kate Messner and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal and it did not disappoint. In this one, a mom and her son are canoeing on a pond together. The little boy wonders what is under the pond and his mom tells him there i...

Jana rated it ★★★★★

March 28, 2017

This nonfiction picture book is a great follow-up to Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. Simple, engaging text and beautifully rendered mixed media illustrations make this a fun row across a summertime pond with a mother and her child. As the two glide over the wate...

Kirsten rated it ★★★★★

April 09, 2017

I absolutely loved this picture book, which informs young listeners about what goes on both above the surface of the pond and below the water. The language is simple but rich, with lots of evocative sound effects. The illustrations accurately depict the animals and make great use of perspective -...

Jenny rated it ★★★★☆

November 07, 2017

I love this just as much as I did Over and Under the Snow. This book examines what you'll find over (or on the surface of) the pond as well as what you'll find under the pond. While the text is relatively short, it introduces a variety of animals and a few plants found in this wetland habitat. An...

Samantha rated it ★★★★★

May 23, 2017

A poetic exploration of a pond ecosystem. Text follows a pattern of detailing the action taking place over the pond which is centered on a mother and her son rowing a boat and observing the beauty of nature and its many inhabitants, and the action taking place under the pond that gives readers fa...

June rated it ★★★★☆

May 08, 2017

Beautifully illustrated, wonderful introduction to pond-life and will instill an appreciation of nature. Love the minority mother and son characters. Further information is given in an Author's Note and an About the Animals section.

Kathy rated it ★★★★☆

September 15, 2017

Non-fiction picture book with beautiful illustrations.

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