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"A story that exudes a pervasive sense of magic and underscores how far one gladly will go in the name of love."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
"Sweethearts of any age will celebrate the joy of love and shared simple pleasures."—Kirkus

"The fine detail in the fantastical gouache-and-ink scenes demands close-up viewing--and possibly a post-storytime treat."—Booklist
"This story is a celebration of the imagination and should spark discussions about solving problems creatively."—School Library Journal

"There's a genuine sweetness to Julie Paschkis's story."—New York Times Online

"The simple text conveys the power of love and imagination. . . Absolutely enchanting."—Cleveland.com

About the Author

Julie Paschkis has illustrated many award-winning books, including Yellow Elephant by Julie Larios, Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal by Paul Fleischman, and Night Garden by Janet S. Wong. She lives in Seattle, Washington. Visit her at www.juliepaschkis.com

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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (September 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0547807457
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547807454
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #967,066 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Julie Paschkis is a painter, textile designer, and award winning illustrator and author of books for children.

Her latest book, which she wrote and illustrated is APPLE CAKE - A LOVE STORY.
PABLO NERUDA:POET OF THE PEOPLE by Monica Brown is an Americas Award Winner and an Orbis Pictus Honor book. NIGHT GARDEN: POEMS FROM THE WORLD OF DREAMS by Janet Wong was a 2000 New York Times Best Illustrated Book. YELLOW ELEPHANT by Julie Larios received a 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award Book. Many of her books have been named to Best Books of the Year list including GLASS SLIPPER, GOLD SANDAL by Paul Fleischman, which a NY Times Notable Book, a BookSense Pick, a New York Public Library 100 Best Book, and a Kirkus Best Book for 2007.

You can see her love of pattern and folk art in her work. All of her work tells stories. The many children's books she has illustrated include folk tales, poetry and biography.

She blogs with 3 other children's book creators at Books Around The Table at wordpress.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By F. Mesa on September 1, 2013
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It's a very sweet (pun intended) story. She and I like that it was an actual recipe as well. She enjoyed the art as well.
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My 3 year old son and I love this story, and had a lot of fun baking an apple cake using the recipe at the end of the book.
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By jennifer newkoff on December 16, 2014
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Absolutely darling!!
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