Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

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by Joan Holub
     
 

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The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Johnny Appleseed, a man who is best known for bringing apple trees to the midwest. Over John Chapman’s lifetime, he saw the country grow and start to spread westward. Traveling alone— in bare feet and sporting a pot

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The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Johnny Appleseed, a man who is best known for bringing apple trees to the midwest. Over John Chapman’s lifetime, he saw the country grow and start to spread westward. Traveling alone— in bare feet and sporting a pot on his head!—Johnny left his own special mark planting orchards that helped nourish new communities. His journeys and adventures are illustrated in a hundred black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756958299
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages:
101
Sales rank:
557,481
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Joan Holub is the author and/or illustrator of many books for children. She lives in North Carolina, where the famous groundhog Sir Walter Wally helps watch the weather at the Museum of Natural Sciences. You can visit Joan at www.joanholub.com.

Anna Divito lives in Unionville, New York.

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