I can not believe summer is gone and Fall is here! I do love Fall. One of the first things that comes to mind when I think of the beginning of Fall is Apples! When my oldest child was little, he loved the book 10 Apples Up On Top and we would get it out every Fall and read it over and over, lol. I soon realized we needed more Fall books to add to our collection. This list of Apple Books for Children would have come in handy for me back then. I hope you can find some great books to read with your kids from the children’s book list below.
Apple Books for Children
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Ten Apples Up On Top!
Three friends balance counting and fun in this silly Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss and illustrated by Roy McKie. When a lion, a dog, and a tiger meet up, they soon discover that they can each do different things while balancing apples on their heads. Whether drinking milk, jumping rope, or roller-skating, they can do a lot with ten apples up on top! But watch out, she has a mop! She’ll knock those apples from up on top. Seuss’s apple-balancing characters will have youngsters reading, counting, and giggling!
How Do Apples Grow?
Have you ever eaten part of a flower? You have if you have eaten an apple! Find out how an apple grows from bud to flower to fruit–ready for you to pick!
Apple trees grow in more parts of the world than any other fruit tree. From blossom to pollination to picking, here is information about how they grow, their various parts, and the different varieties. Instructions on how to plant and care for an apple tree are included.
Curious George Apple Harvest
While helping the Renkinses harvest their apples, George discovers a giant cider press inside the barn! As usual, George’s curiosity gets the best of him, and he accidentally starts the machine. Suddenly all of the apples they’ve collected are being washed, chopped, and squished into liquid! Will George be able to collect the cider and stop the machine, or will he find himself in an even stickier situation?
Young readers are sure to enjoy the “order of sequence” game and special apple snack recipe that are included in the back of the book.
Pinkalicious: Apples, Apples, Apples!
Young readers will love this pinkamazing 8×8 picture book that comes with a beautiful sheet of stickers.
Pinkalicious and the Pinkertons are all excited when they return from their trip to the orchard with lots of Pink Lady apples to munch on! After realizing they have more apples than the family could possibly use, Pinkalicious finds ways to share the apples with others.
Apples, Apples, Apples
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.
Apple Picking Day! (Step into Reading)
The kids bound with glee through the rows of trees, and race against other children to pick the most and the best apples. The story of their day is bright, fun, and full of light action. It’s told in easy-to-follow rhyme, ensuring a successful reading experience.
Ten Red Apples
Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. “Save one for me,” calls the farmer. But what about the farmer’s wife?
Count on Pat Hutchins to solve the problem happily. And count the red apples before they are all gone!
Peppa Goes Apple Picking (Peppa Pig)
Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig celebrate the start of fall by going on a trip to the apple orchard. They will bake the apples into a delicious pie for Granny and Grandpa Pig–and Daddy Pig knows a special trick for getting the juiciest, most delicious apples!
Max & Mo Go Apple Picking
Max and Mo are tired of eating corn. Luckily the big ones — the kids — just went apple picking. Everyone knows you can make applesauce with apples, but is there anything else you can make with them?
Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie
Amelia Bedelia loves everything about autumn. Hooray for apples! Hooray for the fall!
Today, the average American consumes about sixty-five fresh apples each year. Where do so many apples come from? How do they grow? Jacqueline Farmer takes young readers on a field trip to the apple orchard to find out how apple growers turn seeds and seedlings into the many different varieties of America’s favorite fruit. Recipes, trivia, and fun facts included.
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Dragonfly Books)
Illus. in full color. An apple pie is easy to make…if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. And, oh yes! Don’t forget to go apple picking in Vermont! A simple recipe for apple pie is included.
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