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  • Published: 12 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780823441044
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $37.00

I Want an Apple: How My Body Works



Your body is busy, busy, busy! Learn how it works in this funny-but-informative book.

I want an apple. Smart brain, help me find one. Sniffy nose, smell the apple. Bright eyes, help me see it.
Legs, feet, arms, teeth, tongue, tummy . . . and long intestine too . . . all snap into action when a child decides she wants an apple. A clever and humorous introduction to body parts and their function.

David Harrison is a beloved, award-winning author. The David Harrison Elementary School in Springfield, Missouri was named in his honor. The illustrator, David Catrow, is known for his humor and hyperbolic. Honors include a New York Times Best Illustrated Award.

  • Published: 12 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780823441044
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $37.00

About the author

David L. Harrison

David Harrison has written over 70 books for children and adults, including the Steping into Reading titles Wake Up, Sun!, Johnny Appleseed: My Story, and Miss Grubb, Super Sub. He lives in Springfield, Missouri.

John Kanzler has been illustrating children’s books for over 15 years. He and his wife, Diane, a children’s book designer, live on a farm with several sheep, llama, and cats. He lives in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

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