Hummingbears & Wish Trees & Gorillas, Oh My!
Photo Courtesy: Macmillan Children’s Publishing
Hummingbears, a red wish tree, and a gorilla who lives in a shopping mall. You'll find all of these fantastical images and more in the children's books of Katherine Applegate.
Applegate is a New York Times best-selling author. Her book, The One and Only Ivan, won a Newbery Medal. Applegate is now out with a new book, Willodeen. It's the story of an 11-year-old girl who loves animals and wants to care for the earth.
On this week's "Cityscape," Applegate shares how she aims to inspire kids to foster a love of reading and a curiosity about the world around them.