“Apple in the Woods”, is a children’s fictional picture book about a Miniature Schnauzer dog named Apple, who loves to play in the woods. The woods are magical and as the day progresses, “Apple” makes some new friends, visits a pond and helps look with her new friends for a missing animated bush that talks. Apple’s new friends are comprised of a bush and his brother, a cat, a fairy, and an elf that do not look the same as everyone else. Apple’s ears are not quite the same, she has one eye larger than the other and one of the fairies only has one wing and is afraid to go outside because of what others in the magical forest will think of her. The book will help the child reader in this day and age of diversity and inclusion, learn that it is ok that you are different in a fun and magical way.