Meigs, Cornelia; with illustrations by Helen Mason Grose THE CROOKED APPLE TREE
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1929. B000856WGI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Creased bump to spine crown which has resulted in a short tear, tiny spots of stain to fore-edge, thus very good, in green decorative cloth; lacking dust jacket.
When Kate and Ben move to their new house they hope the garden has a pond and a cave so they can pretend to be cavemen and pirates. Unfortunately, all the children find in the back yard is a crooked apple tree!