Edgar’s bad mood begins as something small, but before long it grows, gathers strength, and sweeps through the entire town.
A striking book that introduces children to written Chinese characters On a beautiful autumn day, Xiao Ming and his friends take a trip to a farm. Xiao Ming can’t wait to show everyone the new Chinese characters he has learned, and his friends are just as excited to see them.Children will be delighted to follow along as Xiao Ming explains how to read ten Chinese characters, and they’ll be pleased as they begin to discover the beauty-and logic-of one of the oldest picture languages in the world.
Apples and Butterflies is a gentle, lyrical poem about a family’s autumn vacation that shows Prince Edward Island in a light we don’t often see—the “bright blue and orange light” of fall. Tamara Thiébaux-Heikalo’s rich and wild illustrations build a narrative with the text, depicting the family beachcombing, flying kites and picking apples.
Children describe playing in the colorful, scratchy leaves as they fall down from the trees.
It’s autumn and Boo and Baa are raking leaves when they hear meowing. They discover a cat that has climbed up a tree and cannot get down. Boo and Baa try lots of different things, but it’s hard to convince their visitor he’s welcome to stay.
The history of harvesting and the cultural diversity in autumnal equinox (around September 21) harvest traditions is portrayed in the stories.