Traveling in the Northwest Territory, John Chapman, a.k.a Johnny Appleseed, planted orchards, encountered wild animals, and befriended settlers and Native Americans alike. This easy-to-read biography of the American folk hero and pioneer will fascinate children with stories of his adventures, interesting facts and many illustrations. Series Information With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was...? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research.