Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the end explains why leaves change color. Readers learn how to identify all sorts of leaves from red maple to sycamore by their color, shape, and other characteristics. A great choice for science units and autumn displays.
Greetings! I am the author of nearly two dozen picture books, early readers and chapter books. I have also worked as a high school and middle school English teacher, an adjunct professor of journalism at Ohio State, a marketing director, editor of a company magazine, a member of creative teams at an ad agency and a hospital, a contributing editor to a computer magazine, and – finally! – as a freelance writer of hundreds of elementary textbooks, magazine articles, speeches, annual reports, and patient education materials.
An enthusiastic and devoted drawer since she was a child, <b> Leslie Evans</b> was raised in Michigan and later trained as a printmaker at Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated many books including<i> Leaf Jumpers</i>, <i>The Yummy Alphabet Book</i>, and the Alphabet Acrostic series (Clarion). Leslie lives in Watertown, Massachusetts, where she delights in her daily walks along the Charles River with her dog, Clyde.