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Electric Ben

The Amazing Life And Times Of Benjamin Franklin

By Robert Byrd

Electric Ben is now a 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award Winner, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book, a Horn Fanfare Book, and a  Robert F. Sibert Honor book!

“a true standout…bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself.” – The New York Times

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.

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ISBN

0803737491


Format: Book
Author: Byrd, Robert
Summary: Presents a detailed tribute to the life and work of the Founding Father that augments parchment-style spreads with artwork, facts, and quotes.
Title: Electric Ben : the amazing life and times of Benjamin Franklin / Robert Byrd.
Publisher Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature. Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Isbn: 0803737491 9780803737495
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 9
System Items Total: 12
Call Number: CB Franklin
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Bib Id: 409560

Format: Book
Author: Byrd, Robert
Summary: Presents a detailed tribute to the life and work of the Founding Father that augments parchment-style spreads with artwork, facts, and quotes.
Title: Electric Ben : the amazing life and times of Benjamin Franklin / Robert Byrd.
Publisher, Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Subjects: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2011050493
ISBN: 0803737491
ISBN: 9780803737495
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 9
Total Copies: 12
Call Number: CB Franklin