Electric Ben : The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
by Robert Byrd


Overview - 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780803737495
  • ISBN-10: 0803737491
  • Publisher: Dial Books
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-8
  • Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

 
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