From Apple Trees to Cider, Please!

Grab the wagon, it’s a bright autumn day and the trees are full of ripe, red apples! There’s an apple festival underway at the farm and lots of work to do making cider. This visit finishes with a cider doughnut and a cup of freshly pressed cider. DELICIOUS! Told in crisp, action-driven rhymes from a young child’s point of view, From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! is a realistic account of how apple cider is pressed, flavored with the charm and vigor of a harvest celebration.

  • 32 Pages
  • 10.75" x 8.5"
  • 9780807565131
  • September 2015

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  • This visit to an apple farm is lots of fun for both the redheaded tyke who narrates and readers, who will learn how apple cider is made…Mouths will water for apple cider, and a trip to the local orchard is surely in order.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Chernesky’s playfully chirrupy rhymes and Patton’s exuberant cartooning deliver a juicy taste of a quintessential autumnal experience.

    - Publishers Weekly

  • While Chernesky captures the enthusiasm of this fun fall activity in words, Patton captures it with her energetic digital cartoon illustrations as well…Even if you are awash in apple books, this title will be an attractive and useful addition.

    - School Library Journal


Julia Patton

Common Core

RL.2.1,2,4,5,7,10 L.2.1,1d,1e,2,2c,3,4,5,5a,5b W.2.1,2,3,5,7,8 RF.2.3,3b,3c,4,4a,4b,4c SL.2.1,1a,1b,1c,2,3,4,5,6


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 1.5