{"id":7568322035949,"title":"Five Hiding Ostriches","handle":"five-hiding-ostriches","description":"\u003ch6\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/barbara-barbieri-mcgrath\"\u003eBarbara Barbieri McGrath\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/riley-samel\"\u003eRiley Samels\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"UTF-8\"\u003e \u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCount five fast ostriches as they flee—and hide—from a lurking lion in this playful, rhyming twist on an early concepts counting book! \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFive ostriches run, stomp, and hide from a sneaky lion. . . . 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The back of the book includes five fun facts about ostriches and an idea for a game that will inspire your little readers to get moving, too.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/five-flying-penguins\"\u003eFive Flying Penguins\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-spread.jpg?v=1646057969\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" class=\"cvr-border-gray\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e \u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"medium-cover\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-cover.jpg?v=1643818260\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca class=\"product-btn\" href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-cover-hires.jpg.zip?v=1643818260\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBarbara Barbieri McGrath, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"UTF-8\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;\" face=\"Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif\" color=\"#000000\" size=\"2\"\u003eBarbara Barbieri McGrath has written more than twenty books for children, including \u003ci\u003eFive Flying Penguins\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eThe Little Red Elf\u003c\/i\u003e, and many bestselling math concept books. Her love for writing, children, and making learning fun was the inspiration for her first children's book, \u003cem\u003eThe M\u0026amp;M Brand Counting Book\u003c\/em\u003e, which has sold over one million copies.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/barbara-barbieri-mcgrath\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Barbara.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRiley Samels, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRiley is an illustrator who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Kent State University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications and Design. After graduating he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah where he spent a few years as an illustrator for gifting goods including greeting cards and wrapping paper. 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Barbieri McGrath’s Five Hiding Ostriches effortlessly weaves numbers, storytelling, dialogue, and rhyming action words in sharing this story. The classic children’s game of hide-and-seek takes center stage and teaches children how animals in the wild are creative when hiding from danger. The illustrations, with natural earthy colors, are a beautiful display of the savannah and the animals in their natural surroundings. With an added information and suggestion page that includes how ostriches disguise themselves from lions in real life and a fun modified game of hide-and-seek, readers will have fun engaging with Five Hiding Ostriches. A joyful book to be used indoors or outdoors, it will inspire young readers to get moving, to be mindfully active, engaged and creative. 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But a surprise ending reveals that the lion is only trying to play hide-and-seek! The back of the book includes five fun facts about ostriches and an idea for a game that will inspire your little readers to get moving, too.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/five-flying-penguins\"\u003eFive Flying Penguins\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-spread.jpg?v=1646057969\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" class=\"cvr-border-gray\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e \u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"medium-cover\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-cover.jpg?v=1643818260\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca class=\"product-btn\" href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/five-hiding-ostriches-cover-hires.jpg.zip?v=1643818260\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBarbara Barbieri McGrath, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"UTF-8\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;\" face=\"Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif\" color=\"#000000\" size=\"2\"\u003eBarbara Barbieri McGrath has written more than twenty books for children, including \u003ci\u003eFive Flying Penguins\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eThe Little Red Elf\u003c\/i\u003e, and many bestselling math concept books. 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Five Hiding Ostriches


By: Barbara Barbieri McGrath / Illustrated by: Riley Samels

Count five fast ostriches as they flee—and hide—from a lurking lion in this playful, rhyming twist on an early concepts counting book! 

Five ostriches run, stomp, and hide from a sneaky lion. . . . But a surprise ending reveals that the lion is only trying to play hide-and-seek! The back of the book includes five fun facts about ostriches and an idea for a game that will inspire your little readers to get moving, too.

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Barbara Barbieri McGrath, author

Barbara Barbieri McGrath has written more than twenty books for children, including Five Flying Penguins, The Little Red Elf, and many bestselling math concept books. Her love for writing, children, and making learning fun was the inspiration for her first children's book, The M&M Brand Counting Book, which has sold over one million copies.

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Riley Samels, illustrator

Riley is an illustrator who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Kent State University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications and Design. After graduating he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah where he spent a few years as an illustrator for gifting goods including greeting cards and wrapping paper. He now resides in New Haven, Connecticut where he Illustrates pop-up greeting cards.

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This is an entertaining counting book that teaches children the power of play through the interaction of two unexpected friends, the ostrich and the lion. Barbieri McGrath’s Five Hiding Ostriches effortlessly weaves numbers, storytelling, dialogue, and rhyming action words in sharing this story. The classic children’s game of hide-and-seek takes center stage and teaches children how animals in the wild are creative when hiding from danger. The illustrations, with natural earthy colors, are a beautiful display of the savannah and the animals in their natural surroundings. With an added information and suggestion page that includes how ostriches disguise themselves from lions in real life and a fun modified game of hide-and-seek, readers will have fun engaging with Five Hiding Ostriches. A joyful book to be used indoors or outdoors, it will inspire young readers to get moving, to be mindfully active, engaged and creative. It encourages a healthy way to instill social skills, friendships and teamwork through the power of play.

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ISBN: 978-1-62354-196-5

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Ages: 3-7
Page count: 32
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