The Little Yellow Leaf
As all the other leaves float off and fly past, Little Yellow Leaf thinks, I'm not ready yet.
As the seasons change all around, Little Yellow Leaf holds on to the tree. Still not ready.
Will Little Yellow Leaf ever be ready?
This is a story for anyone who has ever been afraid of facing the unknown—and a celebration of the friends who help us take the leap.
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I loved the illustrations. They make this a beautiful book. Even the slightly unusual shape of the book makes it a stunner.
I think I was in too vile a mood to enjoy the story very much. I suppose this would make an appropriate gift for any child or adult about to embark on a new phase of life: new school, etc. While I’m sure the story means to co ...more
Judging by this book by its cover is necessarily true because it contains charac ...more
I enjoyed the story because it was obviously about the season of fall coming up, but it personified the leaves as i ...more
Carin Berger writes about the big decision that must be made by the Little Yellow Leaf. It must decide when to let go of the tree branch in the fall. The Leaf is hesitant to make this giant leap and hangs on as long as possible. Eventually, the Little Yellow Leaf spots the Little Scarlet Leaf who is also clinging to the tree. The two form a friendship and support each other through the journey they must take.
This book makes me ...more
This children's book appeared to have quite a bit of space around the pictures. While the space was filled with color, there were few images/elements per page. The texture appeared to be very smooth, but the pages did have some different patterning that was different than the other books that I was analyzing. The use of line was definitely very horizonal or vertical. In fact, many of the backgrounds of the pa ...more
Author/Illustrator: Carin Berger
Published: August 26th 2008 by Greenwillow Books
As the seasons are beginning to change, little yellow leaf watches how all of the other leaves fall off the tree and float away. Little yellow leaf, however, is not ready yet. This book relates to those who might be going through a change and think "I'm not ready yet". Towards the end of this changing and developing time, little yellow leaf finds a friend who is also strug ...more