Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689865329, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2006
His name was Theodore, but he is remembered as Teddy. As a young boy, he was a dreamer and a reader and had a curiosity about life he could never satisfy. As the youngest man to ever be president, he led a nation to greatness and he made every day count.
Frank Keating's telling of incidents in Roosevelt's rich and varied life reminds readers how one person can make a difference. Mike Wimmer's exuberant paintings make Roosevelt come to life a century after his presidency.
Mike Wimmer has illustrated many books for children, including "Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth" by Robert Burleigh, which was named an ALA Notable Children s Book and was called a grand slam in a starred review in "Publishers Weekly. "He also illustrated" Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh" by Robert Burleigh, which received the Orbis Pictus Award for nonfiction. He lives in Oklahoma with his family.