Better Known As Johnny Appleseed by Mabe Hunt

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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .

Written in English

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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL7469372M
ISBN 100397301634
ISBN 109780397301638
OCLC/WorldCa228223702

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Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man.[His] color has never been so rich and affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplished." -- Booklist. Johnny Appleseed is described as a man of medium height, blue eyes, light-brown hair, slender, wiry and alert.

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In his book, The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World, Michael Pollan credits Appleseed/Chapman with creating the American apple.

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It's not bad, but the language hasn't aged well and I suspect it wouldn't go over too well with the kiddos today.

()/5(2). Born inJohn Chapman is better known now as Johnny Appleseed. Why should we remember him today, more than two hundred years later, and call him a hero. asks Codell, distilling the answer into. Better Known As Johnny Appleseed by MAbel Leigh Hunt vintage hardcover. Hardcover with dust jacket in good condition, but it is a prior library book with normal library markings.

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