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Book Reviews: Season 4

The Absolutely Amazing Adventures of Ava Appelsawse

Book by: Roy L. Pickering Jr.

Illustrated by: Erin Rogers Pickering

Reviewed by: Jordan Rivers

Do you believe in magic? Well, in this story, Ava is just an ordinary young girl with a carpenter as a father and a mom who makes some of the best apple sauce in town.  One day, the curiosity of Ava took over when she asked her neighbor if she was a witch.  Everyone in the neighborhood wanted to know including Ava’s dad.  Unfortunately, the neighbor left unexpectedly before Ava could get her answer but she left Ava’s father a lot of wood as a gift.  He then used it to make Ava a beautiful doll house, but this was no ordinary doll house.  What do you think was special about this doll house?


​Turn the Pages Book Review series invites you to discover a world of possibilities and adventure as your host, Author Jordan Rivers, reviews The Absolutely Amazing Adventures of Ava Appelsawse by Roy L. Pickering Jr.  Join her as she gives you a brief synopsis of the story, learn a few lessons taken from the book, and download a FREE book-based project and worksheet.


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The Absolutely Amazing Adventures of Ava Appelsawse

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