The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1984 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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This book about nature and the changing seasons focuses on a young boy and a very special apple tree. In Gail Gibbons's bright illustrations, Arnold collects apple blossoms in spring, builds a tree house in summer, makes apple pie and cider in the fall, and hangs strings of popcorn and berries for the birds in winter, among other seasonal activities. Includes a recipe for apple pie and a description of how an apple cider press works.

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User Review  - imranahmed - LibraryThing

A boy his name Arnold, who has an apple tree, he climbs it to see far away, its his secret place, her watches the buds, he also makes a swing for his tree, Its a creative story. Read full review

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User Review  - imranahmed - LibraryThing

This book is about a boy Arnold and his tree, The author also shows and tells about the different seasons, like how the apple tree gets change with different seasons. Read full review

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About the author (1984)

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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