12 Best Books About Apples Update 05/2022

Books About Apples

When it’s apple season, you need to find the best apple books for your kids to read! Over time, we’ve read a lot of different children’s books on apples. Below I have evaluated 20 books about apples for kids that include both fiction and non-fiction selections for you to choose from.

How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro

How Do Apples Grow by Betsy Maestro

From the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, this book provides wonderfuldetails on the growth of an apple, from a tiny blossom bud to a full developed fruit. The text uses technical terms like “sepals,” “stamens,” and “pistils” to describe the various elements of an apple bloom without sounding dry. It also covers in full the pollination process that is required for an apple bloom to become an apple. If you’re teaching kids about apples, this book is a must-have for parents and teachers alike! Ages 4 to 8.

Apples by Gail Gibbons

With this delightful book about apples aimed at older toddlers and grade schoolers, Gail Gibbons has created another hit. Apples were brought to America by the colonists and carried westward by the immigrants, according to the article. It gives current information about apples, such as how many trees are planted each year. It offers a glimpse inside the cycle of an apple’s life. Apple bobbing and other interesting methods to consume apples are also featured. This book is a must-have for any class studying apples because it has so many fascinating facts about the fruit! Ages 4 to 8.

Apples, Apples, Apples by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

A bunny family embarks on an apple-picking excursion in this adorable fable. Throughout the novel, there are interesting facts like a table listing the different apple kinds and their purposes and flavors, as well as a diagram depicting the different components of an apple. The protagonist’s family creates applesauce with the fruit they’ve harvested. The recipe is supplied so readers can make their own applesauce at home. As a matter of fact, extra information about apples, such as a song about apples and instructions for producing painted apple prints, are offered. This book has a plethora of apple-related activities that are sure to spark a lot of learning. Three to seven-year-olds.

The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall

The four seasons of an apple tree are shown in this picture book for young readers. It begins in the dead of winter with the limbs of the trees naked, then moves into the new life of spring when the apple tree sprouts its first leaves. In addition to the apple tree’s seasonal changes, the story concentrates on the robin family’s seasonal changes, which include building a nest and laying eggs in the tree’s branches. The robins have hatched, and the family has gathered enough apples to make a delectable pie at the end of the tale. To round out the book, there’s an apple pie recipe and information about how bees help apples develop. For children between the ages of four and nine.

Up Up Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jody Fickes Shapiro

Up Up Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jody Fickes Shapiro

As told by a little boy, this tale follows a family as they wake up early to go to an apple orchard to meet their grandparents for an apple-picking outing. The family spends all day picking apples so they can sell them at a fruit stand the next day. On the final page of the book, there is a recipe for Granny’s Microwave-Baked Apples, which are easy to make and delightful to consume! For children between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

Ten Apples Up On Top! by Dr. Seuss writing as Theo LeSieg

This is a must-read classic that should not be overlooked! During the course of this story, a group of friends work together to balance as many apples on their heads as possible. While keeping track of their progress and engaging in some friendly competition, the pals continue to pile apples on top of one another until there are a total of ten! The question is, will they let them go? If you’d like to go beyond the lessons in this book, there are literally hundreds of follow-up exercises available online. Three to seven-year-olds.

The Apple Orchard Riddle by Margaret McNamara

Readers may join Mr. Tiffin’s students on a field trip to an apple orchard in this entertaining book. “Show me a little red house with no windows and no door, but a star inside,” Mr. Tiffin tells the students upon their arrival. It’s an apple-picking lesson, an apple cider press demonstration, and a riddle-solving session all at once. One student solves the mystery at the end of the field trip. Can you figure it out before the book comes to a close? Ages 4 to 8.

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons

The plot revolves around Arnold’s apple tree, which serves as his own haven. Throughout the year, the tree undergoes a variety of transformations, from the springtime nectar collection of bees to the summertime appearance of the first green fruit to the autumnal apple harvest. Arnold uses his apple tree for a variety of different activities, such as producing flower arrangements from the blossoms and constructing a tree house in which to unwind at the end of the day. Also, Arnold’s family is seen cooking apple pie and apple cider from the tree’s fruit. Detailed instructions for making the pie and an explanation of the apple press are offered. For children between the ages of four and seven.

Apple Countdown by Joan Holub

Apple Countdown by Joan Holub

On a field trip to their local apple orchard, this novel follows a group of children. The narrative follows a tally that starts at 20 and works its way down to one. It begins by outlining 20 apple nametags for students and teachers, and then details how 19 students board a bus for an 18-mile trip to the orchard. My personal favorite aspect of the novel was how the characters were depicted, as well as their names. Another great feature of this book is the collection of interesting facts about apples that can be found inside the front and back covers. Apples float because they are 25 percent air, for example. For children between the ages of three and eight.

Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins

When a farmer has ten apples on his tree, all ten of his animals come and eat them one by one! The farmer’s cry is always the same: “Save one for me!” In this counting book, children will be able to predict what will happen each time – at least until the farmer grabs the final apple immediately before his wife arrives and wants one for herself! The solution to this challenge will excite young readers. Ages 4 to 8.

Apple Pie ABC by Alison Murray

For the sake of this guide, “apple pie” is denoted by the letters A, “bake it,” and “chill it.” All the way through the alphabet, the story follows a young girl and her dog as they struggle to keep the dog away from the pie they are both dying to taste. Ages three to six.

Ducking for Apples by Lynne Berry

The five foolish little ducks go off on their bikes and wind up at an apple tree, which the kids will enjoy following along with. A series of mishaps leaves the ducks with a plenty of apples scattered all over their field, so they return home to create and eat an apple pie. Watercolor images complement the book’s rhyming text. Children between the ages of 3 and 5.

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