Ready for Autumn (Board Books)
Tundra Books (NY), 9780887768613, 14pp.
Publication Date: April 8, 2008
These four board books illustrated by collage-artist Marthe Jocelyn are a unique tribute to the colors, textures, and patterns that make clothes a child's favorite pastime.
Ready for Autumn displays a full wardrobe, introducing lovely words like "turtleneck" and "galoshes," and allowing even the very young reader to be an expert on what should be worn next season.
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Praise For Ready for Autumn…
Praise for the series:
“Jocelyn's trademark collages are an important part of the four books. Appropriately, the clothing items are all clearly defined while usually being placed on a patterned or textured background. The background colors mirror the colors one normally sees during a particular season…. In addition to being a public library purchase, the Jocelyn quartet, if not received as a gift at baby showers, is a "must buy" by parents who want to introduce their very young children to the world of imagination contained in books.” Highly Recommended
— Canadian Review of Materials
Praise for Hannah’s Collections:
“Tidy and temptingly tactile collages show the young heroine contemplating her many collections.… Pack rats should all be this artistic.” — Publishers Weekly
Praise for Hannah and the Seven Dresses:
“The vibrant collage art, using fabrics of every colour and texture is the perfect medium for this energetic story.” — Brandon Sun