The tired trees had had enough;
They cried and creaked in groaning gusts;
With lashing limbs they swayed and thrashed,
"Oh, Winter, wake with icy blast!
We need a rest! We must prepare
To bloom and grow afresh next year.
This season's done! Our leaves are lost;
Our branches bare. Bring on the frost!"
Wail and whoosh! the trees tossed.
Wail and whoosh!
But Winter would not wake.
What will happen? What do the animals do? Will King Winter ever arrive? This book is illustrated with beautiful water color illustrations by Ruth Lieberherr, poem-style story written by Linda Kroll. Softcover, 28 pages. 8 1/4 by 11 inches. Printed in USA.