As all the other leaves float off and fly past, Little Yellow Leaf thinks, I'm t ready yet.As the seasons change all around, Little Yellow Leaf holds on to the tree. Still t ready.Will Little Yellow Leaf ever be readyThis is a story for anyone who has ever been afraid of facing the unkwn-and a celebration of the friends who help us take the leap.
Carin Berger is an award-winning designer and illustrator. Her cut-paper collages are made using ephemera, such as catalogues, old books, receipts, letters, and ticket stubs. In a starred review for Finding Spring, Kirkus praised the Exceptional, exhilarating artwork perfectly suited for a story about anticipation, discovery and joy. The Little Yellow Leaf was a 2008 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books selection, and in a starred review, Publishers Weekly called her A Perfect Day lovely. She is also the illustrator of the acclaimed Stardines Swim High Across the Sky and Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant, both by Jack Prelutsky, among other books. She lives with her family in New York City. http://www.carinberger.com