It's the first day of fall! Autumn and Winter are my favorite seasons. I am a sweater weather kinda gal. I have a working camera again, and tomorrow, there will be a post about an awesome book I want to share with you. But today, let's celebrate the season with some favorite fall-themed illustrations from children's literature, okay?
|from Autumn Harvest by Alvin Tresselt, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin.|
Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co, 1951.
|from Flower Fairies of the Autumn by Cicely Mary Barker.|
First published in 1926.
Current edition, Warne, 2008.
|from Brambly Hedge: Autumn Story by Jill Barklem.|
|from Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf.|
Schwartz & Wade, 2013.
|from A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry, illustrated by Marc Simont.|
Harper Brothers, 1956.
|from Around the Year by Elsa Beskow.|
First published in Sweden, 1931.
Currently, Floris Books, 1988.
|from A Child's Garden of Verses (A Little Golden Book) by Robert Louis Stevenson,|
illustrated by Eloise Wilkin. Simon & Schuster / Golden, 1957.
|from Flora's Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall, illustrated by Matt Phelan.|
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2010.
|from Frog and Toad All Year (an I Can Read book) by Arnold Lobel.|
Harper & Row, 1976.
|from Hardscrabble Harvest by Dahlov Ipcar.|
Originally, Doubleday, 1976.
Currently, Islandport Press, 2009.
|from I Am A Bunny (A Golden Sturdy Book) by Ole Risom, |
illustrated by Richard Scarry. Golden Press, 1963.
|from The Story of the Root Children by Sybille von Olfers.|
First published in Germany, 1906.
Currently, Floris Books, 1990.
|from The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice & Martin Provensen.|
|from Toot and Puddle: The New Friend by Holly Hobbie.|
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2004.
|from Wildwood by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis.|
Balzer + Bray, 2011.
|from Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie., illustrated by Arthur Rackham.|
Originally published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1906.