Johnny Appleseed (Ready-to-Reads) (Paperback)

By Jane Kurtz, Mary Haverfield (Illustrator)

Simon Spotlight, 9780689859588, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

List Price: 4.99*
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Who's that walking along the Ohio? It's Johnny Appleseed! He walks across the land, planting trees wherever he goes. So, everyone, clap your hands for Johnny Appleseed!

About the Author

Jane Kurtz was born in Portland, Oregon, but when she was two years old, her parents decided to move to Ethiopia, where she spent most of her childhood. Jane speaks about being an author at schools and conferences—in all but eleven of the United States, so far, and such places as Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, France, Germany, Romania, England, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, and Japan. She helped start Ethiopia Reads (, a nonprofit that is planting the first libraries for children in Ethiopia. She is the author of many books for children.