Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos
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Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos

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by Robert Lawson
     
 

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Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations. Once you've met Amos and read his account, you'll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the same way.

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Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations. Once you've met Amos and read his account, you'll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the same way.

Explore this historical time period even further in this new edition of award-winning author Robert Lawson's classic tale, with additional bonus material, including a map of Ben Franklin's travels!

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The remarkable life of old Ben Franklin is related with wit, warmth and wisdom by Amosa mouse who has a way with words. Ages 8-12. (April)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316517300
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Pages:
114
Sales rank:
73,121
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Robert Lawson (1892-1957) is one of the greatest names in children's literature. He is the author and illustrator of such classics as Ben and Me, Mr. Revere and I, Mr. Popper's Penguins, and I Discover Columbus. His last completed work was The Big Wheel.

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