In the Middle of Fall

Written by Kevin Henkes and illustrated by Laura Dronzek

Everything is yellow, red, orange.
Everything is chilly, frisky, gusty.
Everything is changing, turning.

It’s the middle of Fall.
Can you see it?
Can you taste it?
Can you smell it?
Can you imagine it?


“Author-illustrator duo Henkes and Dronzek extol the quiet splendors of autumn in this lyrical, exquisite complement to their previous seasonal outing…Henkes’ text masterfully raises and stirs moods and sensations in pieces…A touching portrait of the fall season from two superb artists.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“From the husband-and-wife team behind When Spring Comes comes another stirring picture book about the changing seasons. …Masterfully conceived and executed, this perfectly captures the sights and feelings many children experience during the transition from fall to winter.” Booklist (starred review)

“In the evocative companion to When Spring Comes, spouses Dronzek and Henkes praise the beautiful of fall in full swing…It’s a rich homage to the season—both its blazing colors and the signs of coming winter darkness.”  Publishers Weekly

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