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when the frost is on the punkin

When the Frost Is on the Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley
Illustrated by Glenna Lang

David R. Godine, Publisher

Riley's poem sings in a celebration of nature and life and the joys of fall with a visual accompaniment following a young girl waking into a farm morning, doing chores, and playing in the beginning of a beautiful autumn day.

Awards and Honors:
A Horn Book Magazine recommended book:
"The Hoosier poet's classic lines are successfully revived in this fresh, crisp book…. A cheerful introduction to the fall season for primary classrooms, the book will also serve older children and adults interested in the study of Americana."

A Smithsonian Magazine recommended book:
"The Hoosier poet's classic ode to autumn, fresh as fiddle music and accompanied by resplendent watercolors."


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