Dappled Apples by Jan Carr

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Rhyming text and illustrations celebrate the pleasures of fall, from turning leaves and apple picking to pumpkins and Halloween.

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Jan Carr has written several books for adults and children including "Frozen Noses" & "Splish, Splash, Spring," & "Swine Divine," illustrated by Robert Bender, Dark Day, Light Night, illustrated by James Ransome, and The Nature of the Best, illustrated by G. Brian Karas. In springtime, she especially loves to bring home big, fragrant bunches of lilacs and to smell the earthy scent in the air. She lives with her family in New York City. Dorothy Donohue grew up making paper Valentines for her friends and family and returned to paper cutouts while working on her first book. She lives in Colorado with her husband and their dogs.
Published September 1, 2001 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As the children carve pumpkins: “Teeth are zigzag / Tail goes wigwag / Seeds are slimy / Scoop the goop.” These lyrical verses with simple rhymes make this a perfect choice for a quick read-aloud.

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Dappled Apples by Jan Carr is a simple book relishing the many faces of fall, from apple picking to carving pumpkins to Halloween itself.

Oct 22 2010 | Read Full Review of Dappled Apples

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