• Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
  • Publication Date: August 16, 2016
  • Price: $12.95
  • Trim Size: 8 12 x 8 12
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-2125-0
  • EAN: 9781419721250
  • Page Count: 24
  • Illustrations: full-color throughout
  • Format: Hardcover (with gatefold)
  • Rights: World/All
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Leaves on trees
are green and bright
What a Sight!

Eleven gatefolds open to re-create the excitement and surprise of fall’s arrival, revealing what happens when the leaves turn. Fall is a season of transition: apples are picked, and animals prepare for winter. Summer days are coming to an end, and there's a hint of winter in the air. Hocus Pocus, It’s Fall! celebrates the magic of that in-between time.


"As in the previous book, O'Brien's rhymes and rhythms stick every landing... Gal's smudgy illustrations, a technology-spanning combination of charcoal on paper and digital collage, glory in the golds, crimsons, and russets of fall, adding contrasting blues and greens for extra pop. A buoyant welcome to the season."
"The simple, engaging text (“Pick a pumpkin,/orange and fat./Razzle dazzle!/Look at that!”) is paired with Gal’s layered charcoal on collage illustrations, which fill the pages with rich and appealing details."
School Library Journal

About the author

Anne Sibley O’Brien’s passion for multicultural subjects comes from being raised in South Korea. She lives with her husband in Maine.

Susan Gal started out as a poster and calendar artist. Susan illustrated the acclaimed book Here is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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