Over In The Hollow by Rebecca DickinsonOver In The Hollow by Rebecca Dickinson

Over In The Hollow

byRebecca DickinsonIllustratorStephan Britt

Hardcover | August 7, 2009

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Over in the hollow, where the cobwebs are spun,Live a giant mother spider and her little spidey one. Who else lives over in the hollow? A papa mummy and his little mummies two, a mama owl and her little owlets three? and more! And they all have something to say, whether it's to hoot, to howl, to hiss, or to yowl. Inspired by Olive A. Wadsworth's classic counting rhyme, Over in the Meadow," Over in the Hollow is a spooky take on the popular Appalachian poem. A wonderful read-aloud, the playful rhyme and repetition will delight readers of all ages who enjoy a funnot scaryapproach to the world of ghosts, werewolves, and the like."
Rebecca Dickinson is the author of 5 books. She lives near Seattle. S. Britt's illustrations have been featured in magazines, newspapers, advertisements, books, greeting cards, posters, and CD covers. He is the illustrator of School Years: A Family Keepsake of School Memories. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Title:Over In The HollowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:36 pages, 10.75 × 9.25 × 0.5 inPublished:August 7, 2009Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811850358

ISBN - 13:9780811850353

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great spooky book I absolutely adore this book! Great illustrations, really fun rhyming story. I have 2 kids who both adore it, and I really like reading it to them. I always enjoy reading poetry or rhyming stories to them, and this is a great one. The art is what really stands out though, just a wonderful bunch of drawings, they sort of remind me of books I read when I was a kid, but it's so frustrating that I can't really pin down exactly what specific books they remind me of. They just have that sort of feel of kids books from the 60's or 70's, you know? This book absolutely feels like it could be a kids classic one day. Anyway, I'd highly recommend this, especially if you are looking for a good spooky book maybe for Halloween or something. Not that it's strictly a Halloween book, but it's definitely fun and spooky, lots of cool creatures and monsters in it.
Date published: 2009-09-22

Editorial Reviews

LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION This is an enjoyable, but not scary addition to a Halloween collection.SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICEAuthor Rebecca Dickinson clearly had fun giving the classic children's song Over in the Meadow a Halloween makeover, while S. Britt's illustrations burst with wild action and color."PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"? enough ghoulish creatures to satisfy even the most diehard Halloween fans.""