Finally, the book preschool teachers and parents have been waiting for. Each year as fall rolls around, so do the questions: What is hibernation? Where do the ladybugs go in the fall?

I’m used to answering the questions, but this book does a beautiful job of explaining dormancy in nature with clear simple language and captivating photographs.

Author Marcie Flinchum Atkins knows her subject and her audience. This children’s author has a background as a school librarian and teacher. Check out more of her books at