Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed

The Legend and the Truth

Book - 2008/09/01
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Presents the story of of Nathaniel Chapman, who was born in 1774 and who, after becoming a member of the Swedenborgian Church, became known as Johnny Appleseed as he traveled across the country buying land and planting apple trees.

HARPERCOLL

Everyone knows the legend of Johnny Appleseed, the man from Massachusetts who planted apple trees all the way to California. But the true story of Johnny Appleseed, or John Chapman, is even greater than the legend. In deft and lyrical prose, Jane Yolen tells the whole story of an individual who forever changed the landscape of America.

Breathtaking paintings by award-winning artist Jim Burke illuminate the historical detail of this man's life while capturing all the magic and mystery of his legend.



Baker
& Taylor

Accompanied by beautiful paintings by an award-winning artist, a captivating picture book reveals the man behind the legend who forever changed the landscape of America. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008/09/01
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060591359
0060591358
Branch Call Number: J 634.11 YOL
Additional Contributors: Burke, Jim

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