Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert

What a delightful, whimsical book!

The Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert* uses the shapes and colours of different leaves as inspiration for its illustrations. The story explores where the mythical ‘Leaf Man’ goes whenever the wind blows.


This gorgeous book was brought to my attention when I posted these photos of leaf creatures on my Facebook page.

Pictures & craft ideas found here: http://atelierpourenfants.blogspot.com.au/2010/06/des-feuilles-tres-tres-chouettes.html?m=1
and here: http://spoonful.com/crafts/foliage-friends

One of our members mentioned that they had read The Leaf Man to their class and then used it as inspiration to create similar pictures. I ordered the book soon after!

I think it would make a lovely afternoon of reading, collecting leaves and then creating leaf creatures.. Students could also use their pictures as a writing prompt for a story or poem.

I will post photos of some leaf creatures that I have made soon!


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