“It was autumn. In the hush of the forest a lone yellow leaf clung to the branch of a great oak tree.
I’m not ready yet, thought the Little Yellow Leaf as a riot of fiery leaves chased and swirled round the tree.
Not yet, thought the Little Yellow Leaf as the afternoon sun beckoned and teased…
…Not ready, thought the Little Yellow Leaf as apples grew musky, pumpkins heavy, and flocks of geese took wings.
Still not, he tought as the other leaves gathered, into great heaps, crackly dry, where children played…”
This story to be continued in Carin Berger’s beautiful book The Little Yellow Leaf, which we’ve had such pleasure reading to Marcelo as fall has made its way and friendship at school is an everyday topic. Those striking images are courtesy of The Cool Hunter. Enjoy those long autumn family walks anywhere you are in the Northern Hemisphere x