The Life of Benjamin Franklin: An American Original (Hardcover)

An American Original

By Yona Zeldis McDonough, Malcah Zeldis (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805078565, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2006

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Description

The biography of one of America's most important historical figures

Benjamin Franklin is known as a printer, writer, scientist, inventor, and patriot. Franklin helped write the Declaration of Independence, served as a general in the French-Indian War, and held many other luminary positions. In elegant prose and vibrant pictures, Yona Zeldis McDonough and her mother, renowned folk artist Malcah Zeldis, collaborate on the biography of one of America's founding fathers.



About the Author

Yona Zeldis McDonough and her mother, Malcah Zeldis, have collaborated on several children's books, including "Anne Frank." They live in Brooklyn and New York City, respectively.
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