Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978



Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Story Books
The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed

The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed

1999 Story Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Margaret Hodges
Illustrator: Kimberly Bulcken Root
ISBN: 0-8234-1509-0
Paperback Price: $6.95
Review:
Illustrated with sketchy, light blue and green washed pictures, John Chapman's life as Johnny Appleseed, the name given him by the children who knew him and loved him, receives a simple, straightforward retelling. Fascinating character, fine story.
Mary Hollowell   ©1999 Parents' Choice
Mary Hollowell, the mother of two girls, is an associate professor of education at Clayton State University. She is a former science teacher and director of education at Cincinnati Museum Center.

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