Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg

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The larger-than-life story of a true American hero -- John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man....[His] color has never been so rich and luxuriant....An affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplished." -- Booklist.


About Steven Kellogg

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Steven Kellogg was "moved by the simplicity, the subtleties, and the poignance of the writing in this story." He welcomed the opportunity to reillustrate it in full color. Mr. Kellogg is an award-winning author and illustrator who has created more than 100 children's books, including The Three Little Pigs, Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. He is the illustrator of Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town and The Baby Beebee Bird. Mr. Kellogg is a recipient of the David McCord Citation and the Regina Medal for his distinguished contribution to children's literature. He lives with his wife, Helen, in upstate New York.
Published August 22, 1988 by HarperCollins. 48 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fact and fiction are woven together con brio: in scenes full of warm oranges and yellows, smiling faces, cats, dogs, woodland creatures and, of course, apples, readers can follow Johnny without difficulty from infancy to old age (and beyond!), through war, hard times, and dangerous adventures--ma...

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