Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. "All leaves fall in the fall," say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite, a parachute in hopes of softening his landing. The clock is ticking, the wind is blowing. What will happen when a gust of wind pulls Leif from his branch?
Yellow and red, orange and brown-- fall is full of color! But why do leaves change color? Illustrated with gorgeous watercolor and collage artwork, this nonfiction picture book introduces young readers to the science behind the many colors of leaves. With a glossary and hands-on experiments.
A seasonal tribute to the qualities of autumn combines photographs, text, and craft ideas that celebrate highlights ranging from falling leaves and migrating animals to football games and Halloween costumes.
"All the signs of autumn including leaves turning colors, animals preparing for the winter or migrating, the harvesting of fall produce, cooler weather, and shorter days are noted in this photo-essay about the season"--Provided by publisher.
"Fall is here, with all its wonderful visual delights--not just colors, but shapes! This clever concept book follows a family on a trip to a pumpkin patch and invites children to pick out shapes from the seasonal scenery--apple bushel circles, square hay bales, diamond kites in the autumn sky! Felicia Sanzari Chernesky's sweet verses are perfectly complemented by Susan Swan's gorgeous collage-inspired art."--Publisher description.
"Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect setting for a game of football with Sparky the dog. The kids are surprised by how quickly it gets dark, and even more surprised when it begins to snow. But there's no need to worry--the chilly nights ahead will mean watching football on the couch with family, tucked under a...
"A picture book about the fall season, centering on Bella, a little girl who has outgrown but does not want to give up her favorite coat made by her grandmother, and how she deals with the inevitable change to something new"--