Books about Apples

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One of our favorite fall activities is going to the apple orchard and picking apples. In fact, it’s become a yearly tradition that my kids look forward to each autumn.


Everything about fall is my favorite – I love the changing leaves, the pumpkin patches, and especially the ripe apples.


Whether you’re planning a trip to an apple orchard or just wanting to read about a wonderful fall tradition, you’ll find these books perfect for reading aloud!


How Do Apples Grow?

Trace the journey of an apple from see to ready-to-eat fruit.

Apples by Gail Gibbons

Learn about how apples are grown from pollination to apple picking.

Apples, Apples Everywhere!

Take a trip to an apple orchard at harvest time.

Apples for Everyone

Read about apples while enjoying the beautiful high quality photographs.

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

Follow the change of seasons as shown through the journey of an apple tree.

Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh

This rhyming book tells the story of Johnny Appleseed in simple accessible language.

Apple Farmer Annie

Read about all the ways apples can be enjoyed as you follow Annie through her apple-filled day.

Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship

Follow the journey of an unlikely friendship between an apple and a worm.

The Apple Pie Tree

Read about the journey from flower to apple and finally to apple pie in this book filled with collage-style pictures.

Ten Apples Up on Top

This is a fun and silly counting book from Dr. Seuss that is all about apples.

Apples, Apples, Apples

Learn facts about apples with the rabbit family as they pick apples in the orchard.

Ten Red Apples

Count the apples before the farm animals eat them all!


Keep exploring!

Books about Autumn Leaves 

Halloween Picture Books

Beginning of the Year Traditions

Homeschool Record Keeping


3 thoughts on “Books about Apples

  1. Yes! As much as I love summer — I’m so excited to take my son apple picking for the first time this fall! I think he’s going to love it. This a great list to get him excited. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I grew up behind an apple orchard and I my daughter LOVES books…so I LOVE this post of fun apple books. Im going to have to grab a few of these for us to read : )

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