Autumnblings by Douglas Florian

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What do you like
about autumn?

Flying kites?
Apple picking?
Trick or treat?
Frisbee flicking?

What do you not like
about autumn?

Back to school?
Winds that gust?
Bare trees?
Rains that rust?

This collection of poems and paintings welcomes fall with all the crisp energy of a joyful tumbling run. A companion volume to the highly praised Winter Eyes and Summersaults, Autumnblings proves once again that Douglas Florian is a poet for all seasons.


About Douglas Florian

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Douglas Florian's books for children include A Pig Is Big, as well as the poetry collections Beast Feast; Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs; In the Swim; and Mammalabilia. Mr. Florian lives with his family in New York City.
Published August 5, 2003 by Greenwillow Books. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Similar to Florian's other seasonal collections, Winter Eyes and Summersaults, the wordplay in this fall bouquet of poems seem slightly worn, while repeated and obvious puns often strain for effect.

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