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Little Apple Goat

3.72  ·  Rating Details ·  115 Ratings  ·  18 Reviews
Little Apple Goat is ordinary in every way -- except for one. Instead of munching on oats or grass or laundry left on the line, she prefers to eat fruit from the orchard.But one stormy night, all of the fruit trees in the orchard are destroyed. The trunks are chopped down and the land is cleared. The farm animals cannot imagine life without the orchard, and Little Apple ...more
Hardcover, 28 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (first published May 3rd 2007)
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Vicki
Oct 07, 2016 Vicki rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture, kindergarten
What a goat that eats healthy?? This goat unknowingly replants a destroyed orchard as it spits out the seeds from the cherries, pears, & apples it eats.

Cute illustrations.
Erin
Jun 10, 2012 Erin rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
Our family lives in farm country - surrounded by corn fields, grazing cows, and orchards - so I'm always on the look out for books about farms and the animals that live there. We planted our first vegetable garden this year, and I thought this cute book about a little goat who likes eating fresh fruit from a nearby orchard could help reinforce the idea of eating what you grow.

My daughter is 2, but she followed the story pretty well. She especially enjoyed the colorful scenery and changing season
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Vivian
Dec 19, 2014 Vivian rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
This little goat prefers eating fruit over eating junk. Every day she eats the windfall fruit in the farmer's orchard and then spits the seeds out over the fence. One stormy night all the trees are blown over and the farmer gathers them up to use as firewood. All winter long little goat watches the smoke from the farmer's chimney and misses the trees. To her surprise, the following spring there are blossoms on the other side of the fence. "Who could have planted the new orchard?" the farm ...more
Kelley
A young goat lives on a farm and prefers the fruit of the orchard to things other goats eat. The story teaches concepts about the natural world (eg seeds, changing seasons). Colorful, simple illustrations will appeal to the very young.

Abby
Aug 17, 2014 Abby rated it it was amazing
This book was another one of our recent library picks. It is a cute story that will teach younger children that fruit/fruit trees grow from seeds. After a big storm downs all the trees in the orchard, the animals are sad, but there is a nice surprise for them at the end.
Lara
May 11, 2012 Lara rated it really liked it
Cute story about the life cycle of fruit seeds to trees from the eyes of a little goat enjoying nature.
Gerri Alexander
Sep 25, 2014 Gerri Alexander rated it really liked it
Shelves: homestead, storytime
Cute little story that explains apple farming simply enough for a young storytime crowd, but has a bit of drama, too.
Faris Morgan
Mar 05, 2015 Faris Morgan rated it did not like it
Good story butt too descriptive for children, I think. It does tend to waffle unnecessary at times but the pictures are colorful. It's ok.
Kim
Apr 06, 2011 Kim rated it liked it
All right. Was looking at this for a farmyard storytime, but would probably be better for a storytime about apples. Not really a satisfactory ending.
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Found this for an apple theme for PreK Story Class. Made sure to purchase it for the collection.
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Apr 30, 2008 Cora & Ellie rated it really liked it
This is cute and it shows what happens to seeds
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