A Fall Ball for All
On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: “Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!” Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as they gather for the autumn wind’s harvest in preparation for the long winter.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Jamie A. Swenson
Jamie A. Swenson received her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University in Minnesota. Jamie is an early literacy storyteller/library associate at the Hedberg Public Library in Janesville, Wisconsin, sharing her love of books and reading with children and their families.
Illustrator: Chiara Fedele
Chiara Fedele was born in Milan, where she attended the Brera Academy. Her illustrations have appeared in many picture books, including Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam and The Rabbi and the Reverend: Joachim Prinz, Martin Luther King Jr., and Their Fight Against Silence. Chiara also teaches drawing and painting techniques. She lives in Pavia, Italy.
“Fedele’s art perfectly captures the scene of a northern woods. . . . Great for storytime or one-on-one sharing.”—School Library Journal
“The bounties of autumn are on full display in this cozy story.”—Publishers Weekly
“This satisfying book for the fall season emphasizes the interconnectivity of nature. Soothing at bedtime yet with enough substance for an autumn group storytime.”—Kirkus Reviews