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A Picture Book of Daniel Boone (Picture Book Biography)

David A. Adler, Matt Collins (Illustrator), Michael S. Adler


List Price: 17.95*
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Daniel Boone, an adventurer since birth, explores a wild and free North America in this picture book biography.

In the early years of North American colonization, a boy named Daniel Boone was born to a land of deep forests, exciting wildlife, and unexplored mountains. In his lifetime, he would see it all, and become a leader to his family and neighbors in the process. Experience the classic life story of an American frontiersman.

For almost thirty years, David Adler’s Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports.

Holiday House, 9780823427482, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2013

About the Author

David A. Adler has written more than a hundred books for children, including his well-known Picture Book Biography series. A former teacher, he lives with his family in New York State. Visit him on the web at

Matt Collins has illustrated numerous picture books for children. His art has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated for Kids, among other publications. Visit his website at