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Old Granny Smith wants an apple pie for dinner but she doesn't have any apples. Filling a basket with plums from her tree, she sets off hoping to barter her way to the right fruit. She trades her plums for feathers, the feathers (for pillow stuffing) for flowers, the flowers for a cold coin from a prince, the coin for a puppy, and the puppy for—finally—apples. Then, all the traders follow her home and help her make an apple pie, and "together, they ate every last crumb." the bas-relief illustrations, made from baked-clay and mixed-media of found objects, create a 3-D, Claymation effect. From Granny's lace cap and embroidered apron to her woven basket and fuzzy dog, the fascinating tactile details will have young and old poring over the pages. Complete with a pie recipe and notes from both the author and illustrator that cite the origin of the tale (the Englsih folktale "An Apple Dumpling") and directions on how to make bas-reliefs, the book is a delicious treat to be shared anytime.