Johnny Appleseed

written and illustrated by Steven Kellogg

Fact and fiction surrounding the life of John Chapman, known as “Johnny Appleseed” are presented with Kellogg’s typically colorful and detailed illustrations.

A brief text combines legend with fact and presents a believable yet realistic picture of John Chapman of Massachusetts who became known as “Johnny Appleseed”. The detailed illustrations, done with paint and pen and ink in muted greens, browns, and blues with bright red apples, help provide an entertaining overview of the life of one of America’s frontier heroes.