Apple Books for Toddlers
Dick Bruna, the well-loved author and illustrator of the Miffy books, offers three charming books, each one illustrated in Bruna’s immediately recognizable style: The Apple – the first book ever created by Bruna in 1953 – tells the story of a rosy red apple who yearns to see the world beyond his tree. With the help of a friendly rooster, he finally gets a glimpse into the lives of others.
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When an apple pie arrives piping hot on the kitchen table, a little pup does everything he can think of to get his paws on it. He Ogles it. He Pines for it. But will his ABC antics land him a slice? APPLE PIE ABC is a delicious twist on traditional verse brought to life by Alison Murray’s simple words and whimsical illustrations. Sure to delight readers of all ages, it’s a book to savor again and again.
Apple Books for Preschool – Grade 3
All-new easy-to-read riddles are paired with photographs culled from previous I Spy books to create this early reader that’s perfect for fall! With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.
Here’s a whimsical and very useful look at the life cycle of the apple tree. With two helpful tree sprites as guides, readers travel from spring, when the apple tree blossoms, through summer, when the fruit grows, to fall and the harvest. Along the way, you’ll learn about the life of the tree and the animals that visit – from insects that pollinate the flowers to deer that eat the fallen fruit.
Found an apple, found an apple, found an apple last night…This variation on a popular novelty song will have kids (and their parents) singing a happy tune. Bright, cheerful pictures by Elliot Kreloff (Fish Wish, No More TV, Sleepy Cat) add to the fun.
Apple cider, applesauce, apple muffins, cakes, and pies! Annie is a very busy apple farmer. She bakes yummy treats with the apples she picks and saves her best apples to sell at the market. Follow Annie through her apple-filled day of picking, counting, sorting, baking, and selling, and then try making some of her simple apple recipes.
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Little Apple Goat’s love of apples, cherries, and pears helps her plant an orchard for the animals on the farm.
Apple Books for Grades 3-4
Vanishing Fruit? No Way!
Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest — after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds — a brand new type of apple!
But when the basket — and all the apples in it — vanishes, Nancy knows she has to get to the core of this mystery. Can she figure out who the bad apple is, or is this festival on the verge of an apple emergency?