Don't Know Much About the Presidents

by Kenneth C. Davis

Other authorsPedro Martin (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2002

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J 973.09 Dav

Publication

HarperCollins (2002), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 64 pages

Description

Forty-four presidents One White House And hundreds of grand facts about our country’s leaders Which president was also a movie star? (see page 56) What happened five days after the Union won the Civil War? (see page 28) What food did Americans think was poisonous until Thomas Jefferson ate some? (see page 12) Hail to the chief! Here’s your chance to learn all about the presidents’ important political achievements, their nicknames, hobbies—even what kind of foods they ate. Bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis packs fun facts and cool quotes into his signature question-and-answer format. Who knows? After you learn so much about the presidents, maybe you will want to run for office someday, too!

Local notes

1104-158

User reviews

LibraryThing member mrstelford
Tons of wacky and weird facts about the U.S. presidents.
LibraryThing member bdharrel
With comical illustrations, his book is awesome for readers of all ages. One can skim through the pages to find out quirky little details about each U.S. Presidents. Many of these facts are so absurd that the reader must wonder if this book really is nonfiction.

The book is well researched, but
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there is one disappointment. The book stops at President George W. Bush. It leaves the reader wondering about the many unusual facts that would be listed under President Barack Obama.
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Language

Original publication date

2002

Physical description

64 p.; 10.3 inches

ISBN

9780060286156
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