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Johnny Appleseed - Tall Tale Legend - Alder & Alouette
Johnny Appleseed - Tall Tale Legend - Alder & Alouette

Johnny Appleseed

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 SOFTCOVER VERSION

DESCRIPTION

Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today. 

Pair this story with our Apple tree seed grow kit, which has everything you need to grow an apple tree, including a mini-greenhouse.

DETAILS

  • Johnny Appleseed
  • Written by Reece Lindbergh and illustrated by Kathy Jakobson.
  • Published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1993. 
  • Ages 4 to 8 years
  • 0.13" H x 8.91" L x 10.06" W (0.4 lbs) 32 pages
  • Softcover

 

HARDCOVER VERSION

DESCRIPTION

The larger-than-life story of a true American hero--John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.

This fun picture book has been a favorite for generations. Bursting with energy and perfect for reading aloud at home or in the classroom, Johnny Appleseed is an excellent choice for storytime.

"The brief text combining legend with fact, coupled with the picture book format, makes this life of Johnny Appleseed the most accessible and entertaining one available for young children," according to School Library Journal. Steven Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man. An affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplished," praised Booklist

A good supplement for units on tall tales, folktales, American history, apples, and seasons! And just a fun read-aloud for sharing.

Pair this story with our Apple tree seed grow kit, which has everything you need to grow an apple tree, including a mini-greenhouse.

DETAILS

  • Johnny Applesees
  • Written and illustrated by Steven Kellogg.
  • Published by Harper Collins, August 22, 1988 version.
  • Ages 4 to 8 years
  • 0.4" H x 11.1" L x 8.5" W (0.85 lbs) 48 pages
  • Hardcover