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George Washington's Breakfast

Written by Jean Fritz and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Published by Puffin Books
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5.25
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Target Age
48
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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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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

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Who Illustrated George Washington's Breakfast

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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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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0698116119
ISBN 13:
9780698116115
Publication Date:
February 2, 1998