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Holiday House, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 30 pages
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From blossom to pollination to picking, an informative picture book shows how apple trees grow, their various parts, and the different varieties, as well as including instructions on how to plant and care for an apple tree.

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Apples by Gail Gibbons is a great informational book. It does a good job of explaining things slowly so that they do not go to fast and make the reading confused or disinterested. It goes step by step ... Read full review

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A book about the history and types of apples. The book mentions recipes and even how to grow apples. Great book to read leading up to a field trip to an apple farm. Read full review

About the author (2000)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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