Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed

A Tall Tale Retold and Illustrated

by Steven Kellogg
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Trade Paperback, 48 pages
Price: $7.99

Steven Kellogg’s detailed, whimsical illustrations bring that bring the legend of John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, to life in this fantastic book. The story of John Chapman, his apple orchards, and his love for both wildlife and his fellow settlers is warmly and vibrantly told, bringing in elements of the more mythical tales surrounding the life of this extraordinary man. Of all the picture books that have been made about Johnny Appleseed, Steven Kellogg’s beautiful rendition, both playful and moving, is without question one of the best.

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Summary: The classic tall tale, retold with flair and both lavishly and playfully illustrated. Fun!

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