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Applesauce Weather

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Applesauce Weather
Written by Helen Frost
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536203615
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Applesauce Weather

author: Helen Frost
illustrator: Amy June Bates

When the first apple falls from the tree, Faith and Peter know that it’s applesauce weather — and that Uncle Arthur should be here to tell his stories with a twinkle in his eye. But this is the first year without Aunt Lucy, and when Uncle Arthur arrives, there’s no twinkle to be found and no stories waiting to be told. Might a little love and patience make a difference? With warm, expressive illustrations by Amy June Bates, this heartfelt tale by award-winning poet Helen Frost highlights the strength of family and the power of a good story.

“Fresh, sweet, and crisp, this novel has a magic all its own.” — Booklist (starred review)
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1536203610 /  9781536203615
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Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
112 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Family; Concepts; Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry);
author’s comments:
Helen Frost is the author of Step Gently Out, Sweep Up the Sun, and Among a Thousand Fireflies, all illustrated by Rick Lieder, and Monarch and Milkweed, illustrated by Leonid Gore, as well as six novels-in-poems for children and young adults. She was awarded a Printz Honor in 2004 for Keesha’s House. Helen Frost lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
illustrator’s comments:
Amy June Bates has illustrated more than forty books for children, including Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed by Lesléa Newman, Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan, and The Dog Who Belonged to No One by Amy Hest. Her work has been honored by the Society of Illustrators. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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