The Swift Gazelle Can Run Quite Well

Grassland Animals


Did you know prairie dogs aren't actually dogs? Or that antelope are natural sprinters? Find out how animals survive in grasslands while reading and singing along! Readers will enjoy the full-color pictures and wordly tunes. A glossary, guided reading activities, musical notes and more make the backmatter educational yet engaging. This book contains a CD and online music access.

Author Mark Oblinger
Illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft
Music Arranged & Produced by Mark Oblinger

Hardcover $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l

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Series: Animal World | View more titles in this series
  • Text set to music
  • CD/web access to song
  • Reinforced library binding
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Glossary
  • Critical Thinking Activities
  • Read More Resources
  • Sheet Music for Each Song
Reading Level Grade: 1-3
Reading Level Age: 6-8
Interest Level Grade: PreK-3
Interest Level Age: 3-8
Lexile Level: 450L
Hardcover: $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l
Trim Size: 11 x 9
Pages: 24
ISBN: 978-1-63290-253-5
Music Instrumentation: horns, hand drums, shekere, lots of various percussion, keyboard, electric bass, soprano sax solo, electric guitar
Music Fun Facts:
This was to sound like the grasslands of Africa. Since this songtalks about lions and zebras, both found in South Africa and West Africa, it has South African and/or West African Music influence in this song. Has some similar rhythm patterns that Fela Kutti used.