search for books and compare prices
cover image
A Natural Man: The True Story of John Henry
By Peter J. Thornton (illustrator) and Steve Sanfield
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher August House Pub Inc
Publication date September 16, 2014
Pages 48
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9781939160850
ISBN-10 1939160855
Dimensions 0.25 by 7 by 9.75 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $9.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This timeless ballad has been part of American folklore for over a century. Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry discovers his true calling as a steel-driving man but he inevitably meets his match in a race against a steam drill that provides a powerful metaphor for the disruption and loss of innocence created by the industrial age. John Henry gains respects from the townspeople due to his courage and strength . Thornton's charcoal drawings deftly capture the triumphal spirit of this cautionary tale.

Book cover for 9781939160850
The price comparison is for this edition
With Steve Sanfield | Reissue edition from August House Pub Inc (September 16, 2014)
9781939160850 | details & prices | 48 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.35 lbs | List price $9.95
About: This timeless ballad has been part of American folklore for over a century.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. is not a bookseller, just an information source.