Discover the power of poetry in Theme in Yellow, a simple, modern introduction to Carl Sandburg, featuring an ode to autumn and the joys of Halloween.
I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins.
In Tatyana Feeney’s beautifully color-illustrated adaptation of Carl Sandburg’s beloved poem, children delight in the sensory and spooky arrival of autumn.
The book also includes a biography and photo of the poet, information about the poem, and resources to learn more about both Carl Sandburg and writing poetry.
About the Author
Carl Sandburg (1878–1967) was an American poet and writer. His poems celebrate the beauty he found in the everyday, like yellow pumpkins coloring the hills.
Tatyana Feeney grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and now lives in Ireland. She spent a lot of her early childhood going to the library and reading books.
Praise for Theme in Yellow (Petite Poems): A Classic Ode to Autumn
"Cheerful hues dominate at first and give way to -Halloween night- appropriate shades of black, but orange and the titular yellow are always present and help emphasize the holiday’s festive atmosphere."—The Horn Book Magazine