Davy Crockett's life on the frontier, accomplishments as a soldier, and career as a politician are expertly detailed through the letters of the alphabet. In entries such as A is for Alamo; K is for Benjamin Kitchen, Crockett's first schoolmaster; and B is for Betsy, the name of his famous rifle, Crockett comes to life in this biography for young readers. Complete with a timeline of important events in Crockett's life and vibrant illustrations, this read is a must for young students of the legendary man.
About the Author
William R. Chemerka is an award-winning educator, writer, lecturer, historical interpreter, and actor. He established the Alamo Society in 1986 and is the publisher and editor of the Alamo Journal. He has been an on-camera consultant for six History Channel productions about his favorite topic in American history. Chemerka lives in Barnegat, New Jersey.
Wade Dillon focuses on Texas history every day as a member of the staff at the Alamo. As a self-taught artist, Dillon continues to perfect his craft as an illustrator inside his studio, having illustrated The Alamo from A to Z and Davy Crockett from A to Z for Pelican. When away from his studio, Dillon enjoys watching movies with his lovely wife, Lindsey, eating cheeseburgers with his chubby puppy, Harper, and cosplaying his favorite comic-book villains in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas.