Harper Collins

Green on Green


Discover the joys of nature, seasons, family-and the vibrant colors of them all-in this lyrical picture book from the author of the acclaimed Blue on Blue. A child is on a colorful journey through the seasons, filled with yellow flowers and blue coral in spring and summer and orange pumpkins and green pine forests in fall and winter. All the while, there is another colorful change on the horizon-the birth of a new sibling.

With gentle, rhyming text and vivid artwork, this book is a heartfelt celebration of family, nature, seasons, colors, and the wonder and magic of them all.

Our review: I can’t believe I am going to say this with the multitude of wonderful picture books available, but I think I have a favourite! This book is a journey through a full year with a family expecting a new baby. The short poetic verses perfectly capture the essence of the seasons, through the feelings, the weather, the colours and the changes to family life. The words are complemented perfectly with colourful illustrations by Felicita Sala, each page a picture window gently inviting you to view the day to day of one family. This is a book to keep out all year-round, I doubt I’ll ever rotate this one off the shelves.

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