Don't Know Much About the Presidents

Don't Know Much About the Presidents


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Forty-four presidents

One White House

And hundreds of grand facts about our country’s leaders

Which president was also a movie star? (see page 56)

What happened five days after the Union won the Civil War? (see page 28)

What food did Americans think was poisonous until Thomas Jefferson ate some? (see page 12)

Hail to the chief! Here’s your chance to learn all about the presidents’ important political achievements, their nicknames, hobbies—even what kind of foods they ate. Bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis packs fun facts and cool quotes into his signature question-and-answer format. Who knows? After you learn so much about the presidents, maybe you will want to run for office someday, too!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061718236
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/27/2009
Series: Don't Know Much About Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 269,054
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He blogs regularly at

Pedro Martin, a greeting-card artist for Hallmark, also illustrated Don't Know Much About® The Solar System and Don't Know Much About® The Presidents. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Don't Know Much About the Presidents 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good facts on the presidents
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book explains the Presidents in terms that make learning exciting. The illustrations invite the mind to think you were there!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is great, especially for middle grade and hibh school students. It has loads of information and useless trivia which is just plain fun.