Up, Up, Up! It's Apple-Picking Time
Written by Jody Fickes Shapiro, Illustrated by Kitty Harvill
Ages 4-8 | Holiday House, 2003
NOW! In Paperback
This satisfying tale celebrates not only apples
but all the cozy trappings of fall. On a crisp, cool morning a family drives to the grandparents' "apple ranch," where they help with the harvest.
"Up, Up, Up! It's Apple-Picking Time" has been favorably reviewed by Rutgers University Project on Economics and Education for teaching the concepts of natural resources, human resources, and entrepreneurs. Click to learn more
"Shapiro ably conveys a sense of family togetherness and love..."
—Publisher's Weekly Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information
"Shapiro ... provides a delightful picture of a young family's interactions with their grandparents, people I would like to see more often in literature in general."
Jean Boreen, Ph.D. - Children's Literature
"Shapiro laces her narrative with evocations of that heavenly taste and smell, and caps it with a yummy-looking recipe for microwave-baked apples."