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Apples: Books For Kids

This list of the best kids books about apples is sure to include a new favorite for the voracious young reader in your life!

Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship book
#1
Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship
Written and illustrated by Edward Hemingway
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

It takes a firm apple to stand up to bullies. When Mac, an apple, meets Will, a worm, they become fast friends, teaching each other games and even finishing each other’s sentences. But apples aren’t supposed to like worms, and Mac gets called “rotten” and “bad apple.” At first, Mac doesn’t know what to do–it’s never easy standing up to bullies–but after a lonely day without Will, Mac decides he’d rather be a bad apple with Will than a sad apple without. Edward Hemingway’s warm art and simple, crisp text are the perfect pairing, and themes of bullying and friendship are sure to hit readers’ sweet spots all year round.

Apple Farmer Annie book
#2
Apple Farmer Annie
Written and illustrated by Monica Wellington
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-2

A new format for a yummy fall favorite Filled with bright primary colors and pictures of America’s favorite fruit, Wellington’s enticing story follows Annie, a busy apple farmer. She picks, counts, sorts, bakes tasty treats, and sells her best apples. Already successful in hardcover and paperback, Apple Farmer Annie in board book format is one that young tots will find absolutely irresistible.

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