George Washington's Birthday: A Mostly True Tale
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By Margaret McNamara (Illustrated by Barry Blitt)
Publish Date: January 10, 2012
HardcoverAges 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
A perfect picture book biography from award-winning author Margaret McNamara and New Yorker artist Barry Blitt comes this partly true and completely funny story of George Washington's 7th birthday. In this clever approach to history, readers will discover the truths and myths about George Washington. Did George Washington wear a wig? No. Did George Washington cut down a cherry tree? Probably not. Readers young and old who are used to seeing George Washington as an old man, will get a new look at the first president—as a kid. Perfect for classrooms, Presidents' Day, or as a birthday gift.