When the Browns happily discover that their three apricot trees have produced a bumper crop this year, Martin and Sylvia come to help harvest and make apricot jam. While preparing the apricots Mrs. Brown invites brother and sister to describe the complex taste of apricots using poetry.
Characters in this Story
Martin is the delightful older brother in all of the various Martin & Sylvia Series. Known for his bright ideas, his enterprising spirit and his kind heart, this seven year old boy finds adventure at all turns, and in all seasons.
Sylvia is the younger sister in the well-loved Martin & Sylvia stories. Five years old, she is known for her cleverness, her delight, and her wonderful sense of humor. She and her brother Martin create adventures and discover marvels -- whether they are at home or out exploring their town.