Apples (New & Updated Edition)
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Apples (New & Updated Edition)  -     By: Gail Gibbons

Apples (New & Updated Edition)

Holiday House / 2001 / Paperback

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Apples are familiar but they are also fascinating! Whether they’re in juice, jelly, cider, pie, or straight off the tree, apples have been a favorite treat for thousands of years. Gail Gibbons, the classic children’s author-illustrator explores the history of the apple and how apples are farmed today. Detailed illustrations reveal the botany of apples too, from apple blossom pollination through the growth process of apples and provide examples of different kinds of apples from all around the world. Learn how to plant and care for your own apple tree with step-by-step instructions. Then use the apple pie recipe also included to celebrate a job well done! 32 pages, softcover. Ages 3 to 6.

Product Information

Title: Apples (New & Updated Edition)
By: Gail Gibbons
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Holiday House
Publication Date: 2001
Weight: 2 pounds
ISBN: 0823416690
ISBN-13: 9780823416691
Stock No: WW416694

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Juice, jelly, cider, pie, or straight off the tree...apples are delicious!
 
Discover the well-loved tradition of growing and picking apples - a fruit that has been in existence for about two million years. Explore the history of the apple but also the way that families and farmers grow and care for apple trees today, from planting to selling, to turning them into delicious treats and using them for classic games like "bobbing for apples" on Halloween.

Detailed pictures introduce readers to the botany of apples too. Experience colorful depictions of apple blossom pollination, the growth process of apples, and several panels of the different kinds of apples around the world. Learn how to plant and care for your own apple tree with step by step instructions. Then use the apple pie recipe also included to celebrate a job well done! 

Author-Illustrator Gail Gibbons explores anything and everything there is to know about the world as young readers experience it, including the ever-present, ever-refreshing apple.

Author Bio

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

Editorial Reviews

"This colorful and accessible title offers the scientific as well as the practical for the beginning reader."—Kirkus Reviews

"Plenty here for young botanists who may be encountering clearly explained words such as dormant and pollination for the first time."—Booklist

"With its cheerful, bright illustrations and clear, simple presentation, this title will be the perfect pick for the perennial fall apple-book requests."—School Library Journal

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