Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse

Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton (Author) Kathryn Mitter (Illustrator)


Maple syrup season is here Kelsey and her father begin harvesting sap from sugar maple trees. Join their family and friends in this farm-to-table process of turning sap into maple syrup. Includes maple syrup facts in the back matter to make this perfect for an educational story time.

Product Details

$16.99  $15.63
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
November 01, 2017
11.25 X 0.5 X 8.75 inches | 0.88 pounds
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About the Author

Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton is the author of over thirty-five books for children. She loves writing surrounded by horses, cattle, dogs, cats, and five turkeys. Laurie lives with her husband in Medina, Ohio. When she's not illustrating, Kathryn Mitter enjoys gardening, hiking, and watercolor painting, especially painting outdoors. Kathryn has illustrated many magazine stories and children's books. Kathryn lives in Columbia, Missouri.


"Mitters illustrations play up the camaraderie of working together . . . Readers with maples get ready: kids are sure to want to try their hands at boiling their own syrup." Kirkus Reviews
"Knowlton gives Kelsey a chipper narrative voice, which is matched by the bright colors and friendly interactions in Mitters illustrations." Publishers Weekly
"A fun, comprehensive look at the process of making maple syrup the old-fashioned way." School Library Journal
"A light narrative framework with just enough detail to satisfy the curiosity of most listeners, while an appended note offers more information on maple syrup. Simple, colorful, and attractive, Mitters illustrations create a tone of contentment that makes this an attractive choice for reading aloud." Booklist