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  • Details about Awesome Autumn

    Awesome Autumn

    by Bruce Goldstone

    Autumn is awesome! Leaves change color. Animals fly south or get ready to hibernate. People harvest crops and dress up as scary creatures for Halloween. And then there are pickup football games to play, Thanksgiving foods to eat, leaf piles to jump in--all the amazing things that happen as the air turns crisp and cool. With colorful photographs, lively explanations, and classic craft ideas, Bruce Goldstone has created a festive and fascinating exploration of autumn's awesomeness.…more

  • Details about Counting on Fall

    Counting on Fall

    written by Lizann Flatt; illustrated by Ashley Barron

    As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes -- and much more! -- can be found by observing everyday plants and animals. What if animals and plants knew math, just like you? Would leaves fall in patterns? Would whales enter a race? In Counting on Fall, the first title in the Math in Nature series by award-winning author Lizann Flatt, nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of number sense and numeration. The engaging "What if?" f……more

  • Details about The Busy Little Squirrel

    The Busy Little Squirrel

    Nancy Tafuri

    The leaves have started to fall. The air is cold. Squirrel needs to get ready for winter. He cannot nibble with the mice. He does not have time to hop with the frogs or run with the dogs. But there is one thing he can do!…more

  • Details about A Friend For All Seasons

    A Friend For All Seasons

    by Julia Hubery; illustrated by Mei Matsuoka

    Robbie Raccoon's favorite friend is Old Father Oak. Robbie was born in Father Oak's trunk; he spent the spring swinging from Father Oak's branches; he spent the summer relaxing in the shade of Father Oak's limbs. But one day Robbie wakes up and notices that Father Oak is losing his leaves. Maybe he is cold. Maybe he is tired. Maybe he is sad. What can Robbie do to help?Readers will delight in following Robbie and his friends as they are introduced to the magic of the changing seasons.…more

  • Details about Who Loves the Fall?

    Who Loves the Fall?

    by Bob Raczka; illustrated by Judy Stead

    Who loves the fall?Passers, Punters, Pumpkin huntersTrickers, Treaters, Turkey eaters.It's hard when summer ends, but the hearty season that follows overflows with holidays, sports, and fun. In this companion to Spring Things, the author and illustrator pay tribute to fall.Judy Stead's vibrant paintings help bring to mind the tastes, sounds, and colors that are autumn. Bob Raczka's rhyming verse is an invigorating celebration of fall.…more

  • Details about Leaf Trouble

    Leaf Trouble

    by Jonathan Emmett; illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church

    As the leaves on the trees go from green to red and gold, two curious squirrels embrace the change of seasons! When he wakes up one morning to find that his home tree is changing, the little squirrel is scared! Why are all the leaves falling off? Quickly he corrals his sister and they gather up the leaves in colorful pawfuls. But try as they may to stick them back on the branches, it's hopeless: Yellow, orange, red, and brown, all the leaves keep falling down! It's only when their wise mama expl……more

  • Details about Leaf Jumpers

    Leaf Jumpers

    by Carole Gerber; illustrated by Leslie Evans

    Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the end explains why leaves change color. Readers learn how to identify all sorts of leaves from red maple to sycamore by their color, shape, and other characteristics. A great choice for science units and autumn displays.…more

  • Details about I Love Fall!

    I Love Fall!

    by Alison Inches; illustrated by Hiroe Nakata

    From woolly scarves and plump orange pumpkins to crunchy leaves and smooth wicker baskets, readers will delight in all the different textures fall has to offer. With simple, rhyming verses and sweet, vibrant illustrations, youngsters can celebrate the season with this touch-and-feel board book that's perfect for small hands.…more

  • Details about Fall Mixed Up

    Fall Mixed Up

    by Bob Raczka; illustrations by Chad Cameron

    Fall Mixed Up is a collection of mixed-up fall images from the imagination of Bob Raczka taken to their visual extremes in the intricate mixed-media illustrations of Chad Cameron.…more

  • Details about Welcome Fall

    Welcome Fall

    by Jill Ackerman ; illustrated by Nancy Davis

    This bright, tactile board book celebrates a first encounter with the most colourful season: fall! Bold, simple illustrations and textures show what a child first sees, hears, touches, and feels. And no matter how blowy it may be outside, this child ends up safe and snug in Daddy's arms. The third in this series of four seasonal offerings. Foil Die-cuts Flaps Touch-and-feel textures throughout…more

  • Details about Otis and the Scarecrow

    Otis and the Scarecrow

    by Loren Long

    On the farm where Otis the tractor lives, the farmer has introduced someone new a scarecrow to shoo away the pesky crows. But when Otis and the animals greet the scarecrow with friendly smiles, the scarecrow's frown never leaves his face. So everyone leaves him alone. Then one day, when a cold autumn rain sets in, Otis and the animals snuggle close and play Otis's favorite game: the quiet game. Otis knows the puppy and ducks can't sit still for long, and soon the farm friends begin to giggle and……more

  • Details about Penguin and Pumpkin

    Penguin and Pumpkin

    by Salina Yoon

    When Penguin and Bootsy plan a field trip in search of Fall, Penguin's little brother, Pumpkin, wants to come. Pumpkin is heartbroken to find out he's too little to go, and when Penguin tries to say good-bye, his brother is nowhere to be found! At the farm, all the pumpkins Penguin sees remind him of his own special Pumpkin. So Penguin and Bootsy bring a special surprise home to share a little touch of Autumn with Pumpkin. Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energeti……more