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Applesauce Weather

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In a touching poetic novel, a fall apple ritual - along with some inventive storytelling - brings a family together as they grieve the loss of a beloved family member.

When the first apple falls from the tree, Faith and Peter know that it's applesauce weather, even though Peter is getting a little old for such things. It also means Uncle Arthur should be here to tell his stories, with a twinkle in his eye as he spins tales about how he came to have a missing finger. 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. Faith is certain, though, that with a little love and patience, she and Peter might finally learn the truth about that missing finger. Paired 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.

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Used availability for Helen Frost's Applesauce Weather

Hardback Editions

August 2016 : USA Hardback

Title: Applesauce Weather
Author(s): Helen Frost
ISBN: 0-7636-7576-8 / 978-0-7636-7576-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback

Title: Applesauce Weather
Author(s): Helen Frost, Amy June Bates
ISBN: 1-5362-0361-0 / 978-1-5362-0361-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CWP
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU