Ms. Joannie Appleseed is a devoted historian who spends 3 months a year prepping for her role as her hero Johnny Appleseed during Johnny Appleseed Day in a small town in California.
There she educates children about the importance of pollination by singing while juggling apples and giving out bags of apple seeds to everyone she sees. Saying she loves her job is a complete understatement.
Ryan Berkley's illustrations have been delighting audiences across the globe for the last decade. His wife, Lucy, pairs each animal with its own quirky backstory and together they've created a curious menagerie of serious yet silly characters. They work from their house in the woods of Portland, Oregon alongside their two young children and one handsome hound dog.
This is an archival print created from an original pen and ink drawing. Ships flat with backing in a clear sleeve.