Presidents of the United States Books for Kids

So You Want To Be President ?

So You Want To Be President

Philomel


MPN: 9780399243172
ISBN: 0399243178
Author: Judith St. George

I need to reveal to you a great book called So You Want To Be President?. The author is Judith St. George and the publisher is Philomel. The was available in August of 2004. This is the Updated and rev. ed. of So You Want To Be President? is 56 pages long. It accentuates Presidents, add to cart by clicking on the hyperlink below.

This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-two guys who have risen to among probably essentially the most potent positions inside the globe. Perfect for this election year--and each and every year! There are now 3 Georges in the catalog of presidential names, a Bush alongside the presidential family members tree, and a new face on the endpaper portraiture. Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to contain our forty-second president, George W. Bush.

Tired of books concerning the presidency that present themselves as history books? (Ages 8 and older) --Richard Farr George--along with Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator David Small--has created a book relating to the presidency that's significant fun. The fundamental theme is the truth that anyone could be president: a fat man (William Howard Taft) or perhaps a tiny man (James Madison) , a relative youngster (Teddy Roosevelt at 42) or oldster (Ronald Reagan at 69 ). Ironically, that message makes the presidency far more interesting (and appealing) than it seems in a quantity of in the a lot a lot more traditional books. There's a factual addendum at the back giving all the dates and names, making use of a one-line bio for each past-president. Presidential hobbies, sports, virtues, and vices all get a tongue-in-cheek airing, perfectly matched by Small's political-cartoon style of caricature painting. Author Judith St. It's fun, but the underlying purpose is clearly serious: to remind kids that the American presidents have been a motley group of individuals, not a row of marble busts.



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