Children’s Books: Seasonal Swoon

It is perhaps just late enough in the summer to look with pleasure (rather than panic) on the coming change of season. Certainly a picture book such as “Fall Leaves” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 32 pages, $16.99) makes the prospect of autumn seem positively refreshing.

With just a few cleverly chosen words that appear and reappear in slightly different arrangements, each phrase in large type on a page of its own, Loretta Holland summons the changes of this time of year: “Apples Fall. Leaves Fall. Fall Stays. Leaves Leave. Sun Leaves. Temperature Falls.”

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