How Do Apples Grow? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

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9780060200565: How Do Apples Grow? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

Bite into a juicy
apple -- yum!


You are eating part of a flower! Have you ever seen an apple tree in the spring? It is covered with pretty blossoms. Each blossom can become an apple. In this enlarged edition, Betsy and Giulio Maestro have created a charming introduction, with simple prose and colorful illustrations, to the life cycle of an apple as it grows from a bud to a flower and into a delicious apple.

Apples

Have you ever eaten a part of a flower? You have if you have eaten an apple! Find out how an apple grows from bud to flower to fruit--ready for you to pick!

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Betsy Maestro is the author of the "American Story" series, illustrated by her husband, Giulio. She has also written several other non-fiction picture books, including the Let's-Read-And-Find-Out science books How Do Apples Grow? and Why Do Leaves Change Color? The Maestros live in Old Lyme, Connecticut.



Giulio Maestro is the illustrator of over 100 children’s books. He has also written his own books of word play and has co-authored two I Can Read Books with his son, Marco: What Do You Hear When Cows Sing, and Other Silly Riddles and Geese Find the Missing Piece: School Time Riddle Rhymes. The Maestros live in Old Lyme, CT.

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Grade 1-3-- Beginning with the bare branches of winter, the Maestros describe the apple until the time of picking. The parts of the flower are presented in a simple manner and labeled. Fertilization is also discussed in a way that is easily understood. The text is brief, but adequate in its content. Soft watercolor illustrations enhance the text. An excellent addition, particularly in communities that celebrate Johnny Appleseed's birthday. --Eldon Younce, Harper Elementary School, KS
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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