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Apples and Pumpkins

Written by Anne Rockwell

Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell

Simon & Schuster (1989)

For one little girl, fall brings the special joys of visiting a farm and picking the reddest apples from the trees and finding the best pumpkin in the patch to carve. Later the family carves their pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern and hands out apples to trick-or-treaters.


  • CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science Book for Children


“ The combination of words and pictures is just right: the book tells of the happiness of a small adventure from the point of view of a very secure child. ”

— Horn Book