by Kenard Pak
In a simple, cheerful conversation with nature, a young boy observes how the season changes from winter to spring in Kenard Pak's Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring .
As days stretch longer, animals creep out from their warm dens, and green begins to grow again, everyone knows - spring is on its way!
Join a boy and his dog as they explore nature and take a stroll through the countryside, greeting all the signs of the coming season. In a series of conversations with everything from the melting brook to chirping birds, they say goodbye to winter and welcome the lushness of spring.
Recommended for Ages 3-6 years old.
Hardcover, 32 pages. 11.22 x 8.86 inches.
Published by Henry Holt and Co.
"Lyrical and informative, this lovely introduction to the seasons is perfect for sharing with young audiences in groups or one-on-one." —School Library Journal on Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter
"Pak’s well-executed first appearance as both author and illustrator offers a warm welcome to fall." —The Horn Book, starred review, on Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
"A gentle, gorgeous welcome to summer’s end and fall’s beginning, perfect for storytime or one-on-one reading." —School Library Journal, on Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
"A visual success conjuring up the best about the seasons’ changes." —Kirkus Reviews, on Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
"The focus is on the natural world, but Pak (Flowers Are Calling) celebrates city life, too, with drawings of diverse townspeople . . . that show a rainbow of a community. It’s a thoughtful look at the kind of change that unfolds almost imperceptibly." —Publishers Weekly, on Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn