John Deere, That's Who
Illustrated By: Tim Zeltner
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John Deere, That's Who

Illustrated By: Tim Zeltner
Henry Holt And Co / 2017 / Hardcover

Expected to ship on or about 07/21/18.
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Encourage kids to read along and learn about John Deere and his instrumental role in American farming. Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that's who! Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and tweaked and tested until he invented a steel plow that sliced into the prairie easy as you please? John Deere!

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Henry Holt And Co
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 11.25 X 8.88 X 0.35 (inches)
ISBN: 1627791299
ISBN-13: 9781627791298
Ages: 4-8

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Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that’s who!

Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and and tweaked and tested until he invented a steel plow that sliced into the prairie easy as you please?

Long before the first tractor, who changed farming forever? John Deere, that’s who!

Beautiful illustrations—including spectacular landscapes—reflect the time period and bring John Deere's remarkable story to life.

Author Bio

Tracy Nelson Maurer is the author of over a hundred books, including many nonfiction books for children. She lives near Minneapolis with her family, and loves to interact with readers on her frequent school and library visits.

Tim Zeltner is an award-winning artist and the illustrator of Power Down, Little Robot by Anna Staniszewski and Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli. He lives in Ontario, Canada, with his wife and dog.

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