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Across 1. Seasonal celebration6. Beginner, informally9. Alley organization; abbr. 12. Ring organization; abbr.13. “Charles in Charge” star15. Seasonal color, as forsythia16. Somersault*19. Actors Harris and Asner20. “Don’t bet ___!”; 2 wds.21. Talk, talk, talk22. Seasonal shower23. “Get ___!”25. 1887 source for1900 Puccini

Children’s books* inspire dreams, movies—and puzzles (at least this one).