The Apple Cake by Nienke Van Hichtum, Nienke Van Hichtum
  

Synopsis

The Apple Cake by Nienke Van Hichtum, Nienke Van Hichtum

An old lady wants to bake an apple cake. She has everything she needs except apples. So she sets off to market to buy some apples, taking a basket of plums to trade along the way, just in case...This is a classic story of sharing, trading and caring. Children will love guessing what the old lady will acquire next, and how, and seeing how her journey brings her a full circle as her kindness is repaid.

About the Author

Nienke van Hichtum was the pseudonym of well-known Frisian Dutch children's author Sjoukje Maria Diderika de Boer (1860-1939). She wrote books and stories in both West Frisian, her native language, and Dutch. The Nienke van Hichtum Award is named after her.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Nienke Van Hichtum, Nienke Van Hichtum
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Publisher

Floris Books
www.florisbooks.co.uk

Publication date

1st May 1996

ISBN

9780863152283


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