Apple and Magnolia
Illustrated By: Patricia Metola
Stock No: WW7888357
Apple and Magnolia  -     By: Laura Gehl
    Illustrated By: Patricia Metola

Apple and Magnolia

Illustrated By: Patricia Metola
Flyaway Books / 2022 / Hardcover

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In Apple and Magnolia, written by Laura Ghel, and illustrated by Patricia Metola, the story tells of the daily visits young Britta makes to see Apple and Magnolia, her favorite trees. One day, Magnolia's branches start to droop and Britta ponders whether there is anything either she or Apple can do to help their best friend.

The beautiful storyline and artwork, helps in telling the story between trees and their amazing bonds with all things living. The author also provides a note containing facts on how trees communicate with each other. Ages 3-7

Product Information

Title: Apple and Magnolia
By: Laura Gehl
Illustrated By: Patricia Metola
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Flyaway Books
Publication Date: 2022
Dimensions: 11 X 8.25 (inches)
Weight: 14 ounces
ISBN: 1947888358
ISBN-13: 9781947888357
Ages: 3-7
Stock No: WW7888357

Publisher's Description

Britta visits her two favorite trees, Apple and Magnolia, every day. Though she can't explain it, she's sure they are best friends! Then one day, Magnolia’s branches start to droop. Is there anything Britta—or Apple—can do to help? After all, unusual friendships can be the most powerful of all.

With a lyrical story and vibrant art, Apple and Magnolia unveils the extraordinary connections between trees and the wondrous bonds between all living things. The book includes an author’s note offering facts about how trees communicate with one another. A downloadable discussion guide with more information will be available February 2022 at flyawaybooks.com/resources.

Author Bio

Laura Gehl is the author of nearly two dozen picture books, board books, and early readers. Her works have received many accolades and been included on numerous best-of-the-year lists. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. For more information, visit www.lauragehl.com.

Patricia Metola has illustrated more than twenty books for children. Her work has been showcased by the Bologna Children's Book Fair on several occasions. She lives in Madrid, Spain.

Editorial Reviews

"Illustrator Patricia Metola brings a delightful crayon-like innocence to her sophisticated skill with color schemes, layout, and transmission of feelings. . . . Apple and Magnolia stands out as a loving way to convey to three-to-seven year olds that unusual friendships have the power to see us through." – Spirituality & Practice


"Emotive, whimsical illustrations reminiscent of children's drawings enliven this story about the power of friendship."—Foreword Reviews (starred review)

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