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