Story Time

Apple
Submitted by: Susan, Atascocita
Audience
• Toddler • Pre-school
Books
Ducking for Apples by:Lynne Berry
Five little ducks ride bicycles and gather apples to make a sweet treat.
The Apple Pie Tree by:Zoe Hall
Describes an apple tree as it grows leaves and flowers and then produces its fruit, while in its branches robins make a nest, lay eggs, and raise a family. Includes a recipe for apple pie.
Red are the Apples by:Marc Harshman
Leads the reader through a bountiful garden in autumn while drawing particular attention to the variety of colors found within it.
Ten Red Apples by:Pat Hutchins
In rhyming verses, one animal after another neighs, moos, oinks, quacks and makes other appropriate sounds as each eats an apple from the farmer's tree.
Pepo and Lolo and the Red Apple by:Ana Martin Larranaga
Pepo the pig and Lolo the chicken work together to obtain an apple from a branch too high for either of them to reach.
Ten Red Apples by:Virginia Miller
Bartholomew and George, two bears, and Little Black Kitten enjoy the apple tree in the garden and count its shiny red apples.
Apple Farmer Annie by:Monica Wellington
Annie the apple farmer saves her most beautiful apples to sell fresh at the farmers' market.
Tucker’s Apple-Dandy Day by:Susan Winget
Tucker the rabbit goes on a class trip to Farmer Sam's apple orchard.
One Red Apple by:Harriet Ziefert
Chronicles the life cycle of an apple: from fruit growing on the tree, to market, to picnic, to seed, to sapling and tree, and finally to a new apple. This joyful book introduces readers to the amazing and delectable way the earth provides food.
Songs
Craft
Use the negative from an Apple die cut or from cutting out your own apple) and contact paper to make a “stained glass” effect. Place the negative on one piece of contact paper. This should leave you a sticky surface to color in the apple with tissue paper. Red, green and brown tissue paper can make it look like a real apple; or you can use a rainbow of colors for a fun effect.