The shivering cold of winter. The fresh, new signs of spring. The toe-wiggling freedom of summer. The leaf-dropping days of fall. Each season is celebrated for many different reasons, but one never fails to roll right into the next. Jane Yolen's lilting verses and Lisel Jane Ashlock's sensitive portraits convey the cyclical nature of the seasons in this poetic tribute to the characteristics of the four periods of the year.
"This lovely book introduces young readers to the poetry of words, art, and nature." - Kirkus
"In succinct, evocative poems, Yolen describes the seasons as they unfold in a forest habitat." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"A bookish experience of the seasons that is like no other." - Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews
"While seasonal books abound, this one is distinctive enough to be a first purchase for most collections." - School Library Journal
Jane Yolen has been called "the Hans Christian Andersen of America" because of her significant contributions to children's literature. She has written more than 300 books for readers of all ages, with a list of publications that includes the Caldecott Medal-winning Owl Moon.
0.5" H x 12.6" L x 9.1" W