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Electric Ben : The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

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ISBN13:

9780803737495

ISBN10:
0803737491
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/13/2012
Publisher(s):
Dial

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This is the edition with a publication date of 9/13/2012.
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Summary

A dazzling picture-book biography of a fascinating Founding Father A true Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin was the first American celebrity. In pictures and text, master artist Robert Byrd documents Franklin's numerous and diverse accomplishments, from framing the Constitution to creating bifocals. The witty, wise, and endlessly curious Franklin is the perfect subject for Byrd's lively style and vibrant art. The pages pulse with facts, quotes, and captions, while the inventive design and intricately detailed illustrations make a striking tribute to the brilliant American.

Author Biography

Robert Byrd has been illustrating children's books for over thirty years, and his works include the Newbery Medal-winning Good Masters, Sweet Ladies. He teaches illustration in Philadelphia. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife.


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