Details: Product description Everything about apples, from blossoms to pollination to picking. . . and eating! Apples are one of the most popular fruits around, and apple trees grow in more parts of the world than any other fruit tree. Learn all about this fantastic fruit and how people use it in this brightly-illustrated picture book. A combination of clear, well-labeled diagrams and simple text introduce important vocabulary and concepts for young readers. Parts of the blossom and fruit are clearly explained as Gibbons explores how trees grow and produce apples. Also included is a look at several popular varieties of apples, a page of interesting trivia, and a delicious recipe for apple pie. Review "This colorful and accessible title offers the scientific as well as the practical for the beginning reader."-- Kirkus Reviews "Plenty here for young botanists who may be encountering clearly explained words such as dormant and pollination for the first time."-- Booklist "With its cheerful, bright illustrations and clear, simple presentation, this title will be the perfect pick for the perennial fall apple-book requests." --School Library Journal About the Author According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.