The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
ISBN 9780803737495 | 40 pages | 13 Sep 2012 | Dial | 9.25 x 6.25in | 5 - 8 years
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Now a Kirkus Reviews Best Childrens Book of 2012, a 2012 Horn Fanfare Book, and a 2012 Robert F. Sibert Honor book!
“a true standout…bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself.” – The New York Times
A true Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin was the first American celebrity. In pictures and text, master artist Robert Byrd documents Franklin's numerous and diverse accomplishments, from framing the Constitution to creating bifocals. The witty, wise, and endlessly curious Franklin is the perfect subject for Byrd's lively style and vibrant art. The pages pulse with facts, quotes, and captions, while the inventive design and intricately detailed illustrations make a striking tribute to the brilliant American.
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