The larger-than-life story of a true American hero, John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.
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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.
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, Snowflakes Fall 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.
..”.Kellogg’s color has never been so rich and luxuriant, and his well-composed spreads are individualized with expressive faces and shading and detatiled without being cluttered….An affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplised.””– Booklist..”.The brief text combining legend with fact, coupled with the picture book format, makes this life of Johnny Appleseed the most accessible and entertaining now available to young children…””– School Library Journal
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