Ben Franklin and His First Kite

By Stephen Krensky; National Geographic Learning; Bert Dodson (Illustrator)
(Simon Spotlight, Paperback, 9780689849848, 32pp.)

Publication Date: June 2002

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Ten-year-old Ben Franklin finds working in his father's candle shop boring -- he'd much rather be doing experiments. He can't wait to try out his latest idea. With nothing but a simple kite, can Ben get across the pond -- without swimming a single stroke?




About the Author
Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including "How Santa Got His Job" (an ALA Notable Book) and "Big Bad Wolves at School". He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.



Bert Dodson is the author and illustrator of the best-selling learn-to-draw classic Keys to Drawing as well as the illustrator of over 80 children's books including a previous one with Willem Lang. He has also co-written The Way Life Works with noted biologist Mahlon Hoagland. He lives in Bradford, Vermont. .
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