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Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

Dial / 2012 / Hardcover

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Benjamin Franklin was a larger-than-life man, whose reputation has certainly not diminished over time! Through engaging, comprehensive text and vibrant, engaging artwork, children will discover Franklin's numerous, diverse, and amazing accomplishments in an inspiring, relatable way.

Quotes, sidebars, and informative snippets of fact wind their way along the intricate and whimsical illustrations that splay across each page, while the primary text provides a fascinating biography and discussion of his work. Publisher recommends K-3; parents may find more appropriate (in subject matter and as independent reading material) for grades 3-6. 40 pages, Hardcover.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Dial
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 12.00 X 9.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0803737491
ISBN-13: 9780803737495
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Ages: 5-8

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Electric Ben is now a 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award Winner, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book, a Horn Fanfare Book, and a  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.

Author Bio

Robert Byrd has been illustrating children's books for over thirty years, and his works include the Newbery Medal-winning Good Masters, Sweet Ladies. He teaches illustration in Philadelphia. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife.

Editorial Reviews

"A beautifully realized labor of love and affection brings to life one of our brightest founding fathers." – Kirkus Book Reviews, starred review

"...this book shimmers with excitement, begging to be read." – The Horn Book, starred review

"It's a fascinating and comprehensive portrait, and an asset for student research." – Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Large in format and ambitious in scope, this appealingly designed book spotlights Benjamin Franklin and
his times." – Booklist, starred review

"Author/illustrator Robert Byrd presents highlights of the long and varied life of one of America’s most famous citizens in this picture book biography." – Library Media Connection, starred review

“a true standout…bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself.” – The New York Times

Electric Ben is the 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award Winner, a 2013 Bank Street Best Book of the Year, a 2013 Golden Kite Honor book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012, a 2012 Horn Fanfare Book, and a 2012 Robert F. Sibert Honor book!

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