Classics Illustrated Junior #515: Johnny Appleseed

This American folklore tale is based on a true story. 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 the life of a great American folk hero helps open and tame the wild frontier. Beautifully illustrated, this classic story will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
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Credits

Written by

Various

Art by

Alex A. Blum William A. Walsh

Colored by

Christina Coma Wayne Downey

Genres

Children's Fantasy Literature

About Book

Page Count

35 Pages

Digital Release Date

November 13 2013

Age Rating

All Ages

Copyright

2013 First Classics, Inc.