Arthur's dad gives him a special job to do--raking the leaves in the backyard. After gathering a big pile of leaves, Arthur decides to take a break. Soon Arthur and Pal are jumping in the pile of leaves, scattering them everywhere. Just when he starts to begin all over again, Arthur's friends show up to help. They each take a turn raking up leaves and soon the job is done . . . until they all jump in for a leaf party!
Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the #1 children's PBS television series Arthur. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Ten Tiny Toes, If All the Animals Came Inside and Wild About Books. Marc lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard. You can visit him online at www.marcbrownstudios.com.