All Year Long

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When robins sing, you know its spring. When summer’s come, campfires light the dark of night. When days grow short and cool, and leaves turn gold, it must be fall. When winter’s welcomed, fluffy snow falls all around. Through whimsical verse and playful collages featuring bright paintings with buttons, ribbons, feathers, and more All Year Long brings familiar sights and sounds of the four seasons to life.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JUV043000, JUV029000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 2.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 76949
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards and Reviewed


  • CBC Children's Choices, Winner, 2004
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2004



“. . .a joyous inventory of what each season brings. Bronson’s vivid, flowing collage art, moves the story from one season to the next. The text, too, emphasizes transitions. Fresh and delightful. . .”

School Library Journal

“Featuring a loving family of four, this charming book celebrates the highlights of each season. The collage artwork is fresh and fun to peruse. A delightful book that will work as well with one child as it will in a storytime setting.”
School Library Journal

Publishers Weekly

“I’ll know it’s spring when robins sing,/and tulips give a nod, begins Deady’s ebullient young narrator as she embarks on a winsome dance through the seasons. Deady brings her poem satisfyingly full circle and translates nature’s rhythms into children’s own, immediate terms. Bronson’s crafty spreads should prompt plenty of gleeful pointing. But most winning of all is the book’s narrator, a doll-like figure with umbrella shaped dresses, curlicues pigtails and bright pink cheeks; she’s the very picture of year-round joie de vivre.”
Publishers Weekly

Author: Kathy W. Deady

Illustrator: Linda Bronson