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Step into Reading author and Christopher Medal winner David Harrison’s poems and stories have been widely anthologized and translated. Total sales of his books exceed fifteen million. David’s work has been presented on national television and radio and produced on cassette and CD-ROM. David has been a musician, scientist, editor, and businessman. He holds degrees from Drury, Emory, and Missouri State universities. He is poet laureate of Drury University. He lives with his wife Sandy in Springfield, Missouri.


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Johnny Appleseed: My Story
Written by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
eBook

Johnny Appleseed was an important historical figure, well known for planting apple orchards across the new frontier. But he was also a master storyteller! In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells his story to a couple of entranced children in this fictionalized Step 2 title. Readers learn how he started... Read More
 





Johnny Appleseed: My Story
Written by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
Trade Paperback

Johnny Appleseed was an important historical figure, well known for planting apple orchards across the new frontier. But he was also a master storyteller! In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells his story to a couple of entranced children in this fictionalized Step 2 title. Readers learn how he started... Read More
 





A Monster is Coming!
Written by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by Hans Wilhelm
Trade Paperback

"Beginning readers who crave suspense will be drawn to this gentle spin on the 'Chicken Little' motif."—Kirkus Reviews

When Inchworm misunderstands a conversation between Mama Bug and her baby, he warns Toad who tells Rabbit. Rabbit tips off Mouse who alerts Fox. Before long they've concocted a monster of a rumor that... Read More
 





A Monster is Coming!
Written by David L. Harrison
eBook

"Beginning readers who crave suspense will be drawn to this gentle spin on the 'Chicken Little' motif."—Kirkus Reviews

When Inchworm misunderstands a conversation between Mama Bug and her baby, he warns Toad who tells Rabbit. Rabbit tips off Mouse who alerts Fox. Before long they've concocted a monster of a rumor that... Read More
 





Paul Bunyan: My Story
Written by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by John Kanzler
Trade Paperback

WHOOOOOEEEEE! THAT PAUL Bunyan sure knows how to tell a story. The mammouth, mythic lumberjack tells the tallest tales about growing up, making friends, and working in the great North Woods as the biggest, best, and strongest lumberjack the world has ever seen.

Told in simple, unaffected first-person narrative, this Step 3... Read More
 





Wake Up, Sun!
Written by David L. Harrison
Trade Paperback

Illus. in full color. "A comedy about a menagerie of barnyard animals who mistakenly think the sun has forgotten to rise. Designed for children just beginning to read, the story's vocabulary is simple, yet is smoothly written. A good choice."--Booklist.   Read More
 





Wake Up, Sun!
Written by David L. Harrison
eBook

Illus. in full color. "A comedy about a menagerie of barnyard animals who mistakenly think the sun has forgotten to rise. Designed for children just beginning to read, the story's vocabulary is simple, yet is smoothly written. A good choice."--Booklist.   Read More
 

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