The New York Times
What Presidents Are Made Of: with audio recordingby Hanoch Piven
See America’s presidents as never before—made of objects! Using everything from blue jeans to boxing gloves, Hanoch Piven “builds” the characters of eighteen of our nation’s leaders./b>
In paperback for the 2012 election, this sophisticated and playful look at U.S. presidents includes a new portrait of President Obama.
See America’s presidents as never before—made of objects! Using everything from blue jeans to boxing gloves, Hanoch Piven “builds” the characters of eighteen of our nation’s leaders. Revealing anecdotes accompany the creative collages and lend insight to the charismatic personalities of prominent presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, resulting in an irresistible resource that transcends party lines.
The New York Times
Child magazine's Best Children's Book Awards 2004
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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- 32 MB
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- Age Range:
- 6 - 10 Years
Meet the Author
Hanoch Piven was born in Uruguay, raised in Israel, and educated at The School of Visual Arts in New York City. His work has appeared in publications worldwide including Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times. He was awarded a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators of New York for his illustration of Barbra Streisand and created the children’s book The Perfect Purple Feather. He lives in Barcelona with his wife and two children.
Hanoch Piven is the acclaimed creator of Let’s Make Faces, What Presidents Are Made Of, What Athletes Are Made Of, and What Cats Are Made Of, among other books for children. His incisive portraits have been published in the United States in such major magazines as Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times. He lives with his wife and children in Israel. Visit him at PivenWorld.com.
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I really enjoy this book and my grandchildren love it. The illustrations are GREAT and the stories about the presidents are fun and interesting they let kids know that Presidents are people too. Yes, this is a fun, interesting and educational book all wrapped up in one.
Do not buy this its a piece of junk.