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APPLES AND PUMPKINS

Author: Anne Rockwell

Illustrator: Lizzy Rockwell

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Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, ©1989

Material: hard cover

Summary: A young girl and her parents enjoy a day of apple and pumpkin picking at Mr. Comstock's farm before a fun night of trick or treating. This is an easy-to-read and talk about book about the joys of Fall.

Type of Reading: playtime reading, family reading

Recommended Age: 3 to 7

Age of Child: Read to child 32 months old.

Young Reader Reaction: Preschooler enjoyed relating the experiences in the book to his/her recent Fall adventures.

Adult Reader Reaction: This was a very simple book and seemed to lack character, but definitely explored the fun of Fall.

Pros: This book covers many Fall activities in a short time.

Cons: The short sentences, while good for young children did not engender warmth or excitement with the parent.

Borrow or Buy: Borrow. While it has big illustrations, the language doesn't flow to make it a fun read.

If You Liked This Book, Try: CLIFFORD'S PUPPY DAYS: LEAF SEASON   PUMPKINS! A BOOK OF OPPOSITES   OLIVER FINDS HIS WAY

Educational Themes: This story provides comparison for preschoolers experiencing Fall.

Literary Categories: Fiction -

Date(s) Reviewed: October 2004

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