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Sep 11, 2001
| ISBN 9781524741129
| 5-8 years
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Sep 11, 2001 | ISBN 9781524741129 | 5-8 years
Johnny Appleseed was a legend even in his own time-stories abounded about the kindhearted woodsman who planted thousands of apple seeds from Pennsylvania to Indiana. The real Johnny Appleseed was born John Chapman in a small village in Massachusetts. When he was a young man, he set off for the western frontier and along the way collected bags of apple seeds from cider mills. As John Chapman’s apple orchards grew in number, so did the tales of Johnny Appleseed. In this wise and witty story, Will Moses relates the life of a great American folk hero who helped open and tame the wild frontier.
Will Moses is a folk artist and the great-grandson of the famous primitive painter Grandma Moses. Developing his own folk style, he has become an internationally beloved artist in his own right with his work displayed in collections throughout the… More about Will Moses
“Delicate folk-art oil paintings capture the eccentric hero as well as America at its bucolic best.” (Publishers Weekly
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