Madam President (Hardcover)

By Lane Smith, Lane Smith (Illustrator)

Disney-Hyperion, 9781423108467, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

List Price: 16.99*
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Fall 2008 Kids' List

“Introduce children to the importance of voting! A little girl dreams of becoming the President of the United States. There would be executive orders, babies to kiss, and tuna casseroles to veto! Wonderful fun during the election season!”
— Lori Peters, Wild About Books, Clearlake, CA
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A little girl imagines what her day would be like if she were Madam President. There would be executive orders to give, babies to kiss, tuna casseroles to veto (or VETO )?and so much more Not to mention that recess would definitely require more security.

With deadpan wit and hilarious illustrations, best-selling picture book creator Lane Smith introduces readers to an unforgettable new character.

About the Author

Lane Smith is a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator for The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. His latest book, John, Paul, George & Ben, received countless honors, including three starred reviews, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and Child Magazine and Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year. Lane's collaborations with Jon Scieszka include the seminal children's book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, as well as Math Curse, Science Verse, and many more. Lane lives in Connecticut.