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Children's Fiction Seasons

When Autumn Falls

illustrated by Susan Swan

by (author) Kelly Nidey

Albert Whitman & Company
Initial publish date
Sep 2004
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    Publish Date
    Sep 2004
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As September fades, a new season begins. Leaves and temperatures tumble. And, as autumn falls, new colors and smells gradually replace the heat and intensity that was summer. Autumn means the beginning of something new and crisp and familiar.

About the authors

SUSAN SWAN's fiction has been published in twenty countries and received numerous honours. Her first novel, The Biggest Modern Woman of the World (1983), was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for fiction and the Smith’s Best First Novel Award, and is currently being made into a film. Her other books include the short story collection Stupid Boys are Good to Relax With (1996), the novel Last of the Golden Girls (1989), and The Wives of Bath (1993). The film adaptation of The Wives of Bath, called Lost and Delirious, has been released in 32 countries and was featured as a Premiere Selection at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. Her most recent novel, What Casanova Told Me (2001), was published to rave reviews. Susan Swan lives in Toronto, Ontario, and is an associate professor of Humanities at York University.

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Kelly Nidey is a contributor for Albert Whitman Publishing Company.

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Editorial Reviews

"Collaged illustrations in the rich, warm colors of autumn add depth and texture to the scenes depicted."

Kirkus Reviews

"Sure to please young readers, this title rises to the top."

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