A Month of Cozy Books Children's Books Fall/Autumn Learning

Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic

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Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic by Steven Schnur and illustrated by Leslie Evans is one of my favorite fall books. It is the first book in a series that includes Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic, Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic, and Winter: An Alphabet Acrostic.

Each page features an acrostic. For example, the first page is ACORN:

A single seed
Can feed a squirrel
Or grow into a giant oak that
Rains down new
Nuts every autumn

For the letter N we have NORTH:

Now cold winds come down
Out of Canada and
Rain
Turns to
Hail and then to snow.

Each page is filled with gorgeous illustrations. The hand-colored linoleum cut blocks are rich with detail and evoke a strong sense of warmth and emotion in each illustration.

Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic is a wonderful book for discussing the seasons, acrostics or poetry. So much is wrapped up in each page that it provides not only an enjoyable read aloud, but also an educational experience.

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