Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Dial Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.3 X 12.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780803737495

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About the Author

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.

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!