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George Washington's Breakfast

Written by Jean Fritz & illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Published by Puffin Books
5.25 / 7.0
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A fun take on history from Newbery Honor-winning author, Jean Fritz!

George Washington Allen, a boy who never gives up until he finds out what he wants to know, is determined to learn all there is to know about his namesake, including what the first president ate for breakfast!

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Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
5.25 / 7.0

With a boy named after the famous George Washington, we go on a research adventure looking for what George Washington may have eaten for breakfast. They search library books, check the Smithsonian museum and even visit Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington himself. The joy of this book comes from the persistence of the young boy to find out something he didn’t know before.

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Who Wrote George Washington's Breakfast

Jean Fritz

Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of <i>Homesick</i>, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers<b><i>, </i></b>including <i>What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?</i>, <i>And Then What Happened, Paul Revere</i>?, and <i>Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution</i>. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children’s literature.

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Who Illustrated George Washington's Breakfast

Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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Publication Date:
February 2, 1998

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