This nontraditional tribute to Benjamin Franklin—all in almanac format—is brimming with humorous cartoons, instructive adages, and a wealth of information about a Founding Father who was as amusing as he was amazing.
Benjamin Franklin devised armonicas and bifocals, helped bring us the Constitution and signed the Declaration of Independence, and even experimented with electricity and invented the Franklin stove. He amassed enough noteworthy accomplishments to cover the entire alphabet from A to Z!
Winner of the California Reading Association's Eureka! Children's Book Award for Excellence in Nonfiction
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"How best to convey to children the mind-blowing multitude of Ben Franklin's interests? A kind of alphabetical almanac, of course! Schroeder sprinkles a great sampling of Franklin quotations throughout, and O'Brien, whose work will be familiar to New Yorker cartoon fans, creates busy, vibrant and captivating spreads that children will love poring over."—The New York Times Book Review