It’s officially fall which, of course, means apples, apples, APPLES! It’s the time of year for apple picking and apple pie so stop by the library and pick up these titles!
Apples, Apples, Apples by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
It’s a blue sky autumn day and Minna, Pop, Mom, and Dad have decided to go on an outing to Long Hill Orchard. As the bunnies fill their baskets, Farmer Miller teaches them all about apples. This charming story is filled with fun facts, activities, and an applesauce recipe.
Amazing Apples by Consie Powell
Absolutely the Perfect fruit to Put in your Lunchbox and Later Eat. Acrostic poems made from apple-themed words lead readers through the growing season-from early spring buds to apple-picking time to naked tree branches resting in winter. Accompanied by beautiful, hand-colored woodblock prints, Amazing Apples also includes some apple history as well as ideas about what to do with apples. Children will enjoy these flavor-filled poems that celebrate this popular fruit.
Fancy Nancy Apples Galore! by Jane O’Connor
Fancy Nancy is thrilled when Ms. Glass announces a class field trip: apple picking! Nancy is determined to find a perfect Gala apple for her dad–it’s his favorite kind, and even the name sounds fancy! But what if that perfect apple is just out of reach? In the fancy footsteps of all of the Fancy Nancy I Can Reads, Fancy Nancy: Apples Galore! will delight beginning readers. With easy-to-read text and vibrant illustrations, fancy fans will clamor for more!
Apples A to Z by Margaret McNamara
A fun and fact-filled ABC book — all about apples! Apples Beat Candy – everyone knows that. But there is a lot more to learn about this delicious fruit. Fox, Bear, and their friends lead young readers through an apple alphabet–from apple buds and blossoms through nutrition and orchards to the X on an apple pie. Along the way, apple lovers will pick up a windfall of apple science and lore, as well as fun facts and child-friendly information. And twenty-six apple varieties are introduced, even ones for X, Y, and Z!
An Apple’s Life by Nancy Dickman
Before you go apple picking, read this book to find out how apples are created. From seed to seedling, tree to blossom, flower to fruit, the life cycle of an apple is beautiful to see. This title shows the reader how an apple begins life, grows, and reproduces.
After reading all about apples, you’re bound to be craving some delicious treats! A recipe for chocolate dipped apples slices for you and your kiddos to make together can be found here, courtesy of Kidspot.