Apple and Magnolia

Britta visits her two favorite trees, Apple and Magnolia, every day. Though she can’t explain it, she’s sure they are best friends! Then one day, Magnolia’s branches start to droop. Is there anything Britta–or Apple–can do to help? After all, unusual friendships can be the most powerful of all.

With a lyrical story and vibrant art, Apple and Magnolia unveils the extraordinary connections between trees and the wondrous bonds between all living things. The book is inspired by real science about how trees communicate with one another, which is also referenced in the author’s note.

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What’s not to love about this endearing and effervescent picture book? –Kirkus, starred review

Beautifully told and illustrated, this book is a gem on many levels. –School Library Journal, starred review

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2022 Selection

Cybils Award Finalist

Charter Oak Children’s Book Award Nominee 2024

The White Ravens International Children’s and Youth Literature Selection 2023