Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter

by Kenard Pak

A brown-skinned boy and girl say hello and then good-bye to the sentinels of autumn... read more

A brown-skinned boy and girl say hello and then good-bye to the sentinels of autumn (leaves falling from branches, robins and cardinals preparing to fly south, sheep growing thick fur for the winter). Each greets the children in turn and offers a sentence or two about preparing for the coming winter. The children walk from a wooded area into town to their home as the sun sets, and snow falls overnight. They awaken to icicles, frost, and falling snow, which they greet, and then make their way back to the wooded spot to play. Digitally enhanced watercolor and pencil illustrations transition from the warm hues of fall to the cooler blues, grays, and white of winter. (Ages 3-6)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2018

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