We the People...in order to for a more perfect Union...
A long time ago some smart guys had some smart ideas, and they wrote them down in the Preamble to the Constitution. You have probably read it before, but do you know what it means? And did it ever make you laugh? Now it will! With David Catrow's hilarious art, this fun-filled look a the Preamble provides an accessible look at America's founding ideal for citizens of all ages. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
A long time ago some smart guys wrote the Preamble to the Constitution. You have probably read it before, but do you know what it means? And did it ever make you laugh? Now it will! Perfect for inspiring discussion in classrooms and around kitchen tables, this fun-filled and cheerfully illustrated look at the Preamble provides an accessible introduction to America's founding ideals for citizens of all ages.
Includes a glossary of terms and a foreword by the artist.
David Catrow has twice been honored with The New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year Award. He is also a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist.
"This zany, patriotic paean offers kids lighthearted but meaningful incentive to reflect further on the relevance of those "big words" and "big ideas.""--Publisher's Weekly
"Wow! All those dry, difficult words from the Preamble to the Constitution are made easy to understand through wild, wacky, full-color art done by a well-known political cartoonist."--School Library Journal
"As well as being an engaging way of removing barriers to understanding raised by the Constitution's stylized language, this makes a first-class discussion starter for many of the ideas and issues it addresses"--Kirkus Reviews
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