Jane Yolen has been called "the Hans Christian Andersen of America" because of her significant contributions to children's literature. She has written more than 300 books for readers of all ages, with a list of publications that includes the Caldecott Medal winning Owl Moon. Lisel Jane Ashlock celebrates the beauty of the natural world in every project she undertakes. Her award-winning work has been featured in magazines, books, ad campaigns, and elsewhere, but this is her first book for children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York."
"This lovely book introduces young readers to the poetry of words, art, and nature." - Kirkus "In succinct, evocative poems, Yolen describes the seasons as they unfold in a forest habitat." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review "A bookish experience of the seasons that is like no other." - Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews "While seasonal books abound, this one is distinctive enough to be a first purchase for most collections." - School Library Journal