Dawn Publications
Ages 1-4
  • All Around Me, I SeeISEE_Store

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    Here is an opportunity to allow children to love the Earth first—just what they need to do, before we ask them to save it. Wonderful creatures of nature come alive through the curious eyes of a young girl in gently rhyming, delightfully imaginative verses.

  • Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin LullabyAR_Store

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    Here’s a rare, gentle way to share a birth with a child. John Denver’s hauntingly beautiful song “Ancient Rhymes” is about the birth of a baby dolphin, and Christopher Canyon’s luminous illustrations—including a baby dolphin curled up with an umbilical cord and also a live birth—convey a sense of mystery, awe, and anticipation of things to come.

  • Forest Bright, Forest NightFORST_Store

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    Someone is always awake in the forest – and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Plus be sure to count the animals. You FLIP THIS BOOK from day to night and back—a nice hands-on way to show the same view day and night.

  • If You Were My Baby: A Wildlife LullabyBABY_Store

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    If you are looking for a terrific snuggle-book and ALSO want to introduce your young one to animals and their offspring, you’ve found it. Here is a love poem uniquely combined with non-fiction that explores how parents—both human and non-human—guide their young ones. It begins: If you were my baby squirrel,/ I would welcome you to the world/ In a secret nest I made just for you.

  • For Baby (For Bobbie)BFB_Store

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    This love song by John Denver adapted as a picture book makes a great a baby gift, but it also will help set a calm sweet mood in a classroom. Sunny, colorful illustrations show families and animals from around the world as the song’s lyrics express unconditional love.

  • Gobble, GobbleGOBBL_store

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    Arrow-shaped footprints lead a young backyard naturalist to a flock of funny-looking birds with big strong feet: Wild Turkeys!

  • Grandma’s Feather BedFB_Store

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    “Upbeat, funny and irresistibly singable,” this song was made famous by John Denver and now made “doubly memorable” by Christopher Canyon’s delightful illustrations, as the award from Mom’s Choice said. Especially if you listen along with Denver—the hardback edition comes with a CD—kids will say, “play it again!” and turn the pages to follow along.

  • Jo MacDonald Had a GardenJo MacDonald Had a Garden

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    Old MacDonald had a ... garden? Yes! Sing along with young Jo MacDonald as she grows healthy food for people and wild creatures. E-I-E-I-O! Find out how butterflies, bumblebees, and birds help a garden to thrive - and how you can help them too.

  • Jo MacDonald Hiked in the WoodsJo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods

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    Old MacDonald had a . . . woods? Yes! Come along with Jo MacDonald and learn about the wild creatures in the woods at her grandfather’s farm. Noisy ones, quiet ones, and a few surprises. This delightful variation on “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” playfully introduces youngsters to the woodland habitat while engaging little ones with rhythm and wordplay.

  • Jo MacDonald Saw a PondMACP_store

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    Old MacDonald had a ... pond? Yes! Come along with Jo MacDonald and learn about the wild creatures at the farm pond. You'll find fish, frogs and ducks - and a few surprises. This delightful riff on "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" playfully introduces youngsters to the concept of ecosystems.

  • My First HikeHIKE_Store

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    A reluctant child goes with Grandpa on his first hike - and to his surprise, discovers the vibrant world of nature. Birds! Frogs! A waterfall! Trees to swing on! "Can we come back tomorrow?"

  • Over in a RiverOMTN_SHOP

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    The great rivers of North America are teeming with life and on the pages of Over in a River—from blue herons in the Hudson to salmon in the Columbia, and from dragonflies in the Rio Grande to mallards in the St. Lawrence. Children will "slither" like water snakes and "slide" like otters while singing to the tune of "Over in a Meadow." And they’ll count baby animals in watersheds all over North America! What a delightful way to learn about riparian habitats and geography at the same time!

  • Over In AustraliaAUSTR_SHOP

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    Most of the animals in Australia are unique—they live ONLY in Australia. From kangaroos to koalas, they are a fascinating bunch. Once again, Marianne Berkes makes learning fun. Kids will hop, slurp, and munch as they imitate and count the animals.

  • Over in the Forest: Come & Take a PeekOver in the Forest

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    Follow the tracks of ten woodland animals but . . . uh-oh . . . watch out for the skunk! Children learn the ways of forest animals to the rhythm of "Over in the Meadow" as they leap like a squirrel, dunk like a raccoon, and pounce like a fox. They will also count the babies and search for ten hidden forest animals.

  • Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest RhymeOver in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme

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    Teachers and parents, here is the easiest, most entertaining way ever to teach about this important habitat. Marianne’s special talent is entertaining kids while the adults think it’s a lesson about the rainforest.

  • Over in the Ocean, In a Coral ReefOVER_Store

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    Teachers and parents, take note—this book is already a classic. Two geniuses—the author’s and the illustrator’s—came into perfect alignment to create this book. Marianne’s genius has kids thinking it’s entertainment while adults think it’s a great lesson about the ocean. Jeanette’s genius is, well, obvious.

  • Sunshine On My ShouldersSUN_Store

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    This exuberant adaptation of John Denver’s famous song is “sure to make you smile,” even on a dark and cuddly evening with your child. It helps if you can sing—the musical score is included—or just pop in the CD that comes with the hardback edition of the book.

  • Swim through the SeaSWIM_Store

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    Praised by Jacques Cousteau, this book, illustrated and written by a 16 year-old, is a classic introduction to the marine habitat. This 1994 alphabet and alliteration book continues to be a favorite of kids, parents, and teachers everywhere—it is truly an exceptional swim through an alphabet of sea creatures.

  • Take Me Home, Country RoadsCR_Store

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    This brilliant picture book adaptation of John Denver’s first hit song is all about roots, family, and country. Set in Appalachia, a humorously diverse bunch of relatives and their in-laws go up, down and around the hills of West Virginia to converge by car, pickup, and motorcycle to a family reunion at Grandma and Grandpa’s country home.

  • Walk in the RainforestRF_Store

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    Written and illustrated by a 14 year-old in 1992, this best-selling book has introduced a whole generation to the wonders of a very important habitat.