A Picture Book of George Washington
A Picture Book of George Washington  -     By: David A. Adler
    Illustrated By: John Wallner, Alexandra Wallner
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Holiday House
Publication Date: 1990
Dimensions: 8.00 X 9.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0823408000
ISBN-13: 9780823408009
Ages: 4-8

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The life and legacy of our nation's first president, also known as commander of the Continental Army, husband to Martha, and an avid farmer and equestrian. 

Over two hundred years after his death, George Washington remains one of the most studied figures in American history. This clear and concise picture book biography covers the important facts and historical background, complemented by charming illustrations. The text details Washington's early life as well as the Revolutionary War and his impressive career as leader of the newly formed United States. Young readers will love learning more about the man who was "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." Back matter features a timeline.

Author Bio

David A. Adler is the author of many popular books for children, including biographies, math books, and Judaica. His strong interest in history and biography led to his bestselling Picture Book Biography series. He lives in New York State with his wife and family.

John Wallner has illustrated dozens of books for children, including David A. Adler's Honest Abe Lincoln: Easy-to-Read Stories about Abraham Lincoln, a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.

Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.

Editorial Reviews

"Straightforward and informative, the brief text moves easily.... This book is an excellent resource for a first or second grade classroom or library use." --The New York Times

"Facts and personality are expertly mixed...." --School Library Journal

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