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A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson (Picture Book Biography)

David A. Adler, John Wallner (Illustrator), Alexandra Wallner (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Description

A President who could hunt, plow, and shoe a horse, Jefferson was an avid reader, a lawyer, an inventor, a statesman, and the author of the Declaration of Independence. 

Thomas Jefferson was one of America's Founding Fathers. He was George Washington's secretary of state, John Adam's vice president, and the third President of the United States.

Adler's biography of President Jefferson is interesting, easy to read and filled with colorful pictures that help young children learn the story of one of America's greatest founders from his time as a boy until his death on July 4, 1826—fifty years after the Declaration of Independence.

For almost thirty years, David Adler’s Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.


Praise For A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson (Picture Book Biography)

"Adler makes Jefferson accessible to young children.... Adler's writing is clear and objective, free of fictionalization, and easily read...will also serve as a read-aloud." --School Library Journal

Holiday House, 9780823440498, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2018



About the Author

David A. Adler is the author of many popular books for children, including biographies, math books, and Judaica. His strong interest in history and biography led to his bestselling Picture Book Biography series. He lives in New York State with his wife and family.

John Wallner has illustrated dozens of books for children, including David A. Adler's Honest Abe Lincoln: Easy-to-Read Stories about Abraham Lincoln, a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.

Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.