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  • 3 of 6 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126017414321 Easy Available -
Covington Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126019891815 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126017414347 Easy Checked out 03/27/2021
Erlanger Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126019565773 Easy Checked out 03/13/2021
Erlanger Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126019851835 Easy Checked out 03/06/2021
Wm. E. Durr Branch E MATHE C (Text) 33126017414339 Easy Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062274458 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0062274457 : HRD
  • Physical Description: unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Invites the reader to tap, rub, touch, and wiggle illustrations to make an apple tree bloom, produce fruit, and lose its leaves.
Subject: Seasons Fiction
Trees Fiction
Apples Fiction
Stories in rhyme

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2013 August

    PreS-K—The conceit of this clever picture book is that the changing seasons occur as if by magic. Readers are shown a bare brown tree and are implored to, "Tap it once. Turn the page to see." As they do, green leaves appear. Next, they are told to "Rub the tree to make it warm." That results in pale pink buds, which then form beautiful blossoms and a jiggle makes them fall to the ground. Darker leaves mingle with robust red apples, and then leaves turn color, drift away, and snow falls all around. Finally, the tree finds a new purpose as a home for a baby bird. Each change receives its own spread, and a page turn reveals another alteration to the tree's appearance. A few words on each spread keep the emphasis on readers' perceived control over the climate; a call to participation encourages audience involvement. "Pat the leaves-be gentle, please. Aha! Now blow a whooshing breeze." Spare backgrounds maintain the focus on the tree; its thick, supportive trunk remains the solid recurring note in each stark scene. Textured collages add immediacy to each spread. A natural rhythm is maintained through rolling rhymes. The subtle shifts of the seasons capture a tree that is simply a treasure to behold.—Meg Smith, Cumberland County Public Library, Fayetteville, NC

    [Page 83]. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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