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|Title: Apples to Oregon|
By: Deborah Hopkinson
Number of Pages: 40
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.63 X 11.00 (inches)|
Weight: 6 ounces
Stock No: WW967460
When Papa decides to pull up roots and move from Iowa to Oregon, he cant bear to leave his precious apple trees behind. Or his peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears. Oh, and he takes his family along too.
But the trail is cruel. First theres a river to cross thats wider than Texas, then there are hailstones as big as plums, and then theres even a drought, sure to crisp the cherries.
Luckily Delicious (the nonedible apple of Daddys eye) wont let anything stop her fathers darling saps from tasting the sweet Oregon soil. A hilarious tall tale from the team that brought you Fannie in the Kitchen thats loosely based on the life of a real fruiting pioneer.
Nancy Carpenter is the acclaimed illustrator of Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth Hunt, Queen Victorias Bathing Machine, Fannie in the Kitchen, and Loud Emily, among other books. Her works have garnered many honors, including two Christopher Awards and the Jane Addams Childrens Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at NancyCarpenter.website.
New York Times Book Review Charming...clever...deliciously subversive, [it] yields new treats with every reading.
Booklist, starred review [A] delightfully humorous story about cooking and personal achievement.
Philadelphia Inquirer A happy combination of text and art.
School Library Journal, starred review A whimsical look back to when it all began.
Kirkus Reviews, starred review Delicious!
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