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Last updated 11/19/2018 at Noon

Katharine Combs

At a recent story time, I read the book “Starry Giraffe” to a group of preschoolers and their parents and grandparents.

It’s a sweet story about a hungry giraffe who finds an apple tree and, just as she’s about to bite into a juicy one, along comes another animal who can’t reach an apple without help. Giraffe graciously picks apples for every kind of critter who comes along until the tree is bare and there are none left for her.

Spoiler alert: She’s standing at the edge of an entire grove of full apple trees.

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