In The Middle Of Fall by Kevin HenkesIn The Middle Of Fall by Kevin Henkes

In The Middle Of Fall

byKevin HenkesIllustratorLaura Dronzek

Hardcover | September 5, 2017

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“This exquisite picture book will inspire youngsters to get outdoors and observe the world around them.”—School Library Journal (starred review)

From Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, the bestselling and award-winning creators of Birds and When Spring Comes, this sturdy board book edition of In the Middle of Fall is perfect for the very youngest readers.

In the middle of fall, it takes only one gust of wind to turn the whole world yellow and red and orange. Caldecott Medalist and award-winning author Kevin Henkes’s striking text introduces basic concepts of language and the unique beauty of the fall season. Laura Dronzek’s expressive paintings illuminate pumpkins, apples, falling leaves, busy squirrels, and the transformation from colorful autumn to frosty winter.

Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of fifty critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon in 2005, and Waiting won a Caldecott Honor and Geisel Honor in 2016. Kevin Henkes is also the creator of a number of picture books featurin...
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Title:In The Middle Of FallFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 9.25 × 0.98 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006257311X

ISBN - 13:9780062573117

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“Henkes’s gentle but vivid text has a cozy rhythm that makes this a lulling and evocative readaloud. Dronzek’s full-bleed acrylic illustrations lean on autumnal russets and oranges, using the changing colors of the sky as it moves from slate to cyan for vibrant contrast. Lovely.”