For months now, you and your fellow colonials have been preparing for battle with the British army. You have just heard that troops have been ordered to steal your muskets and powder and to capture two important political leaders. People must be warned, but the roads are teeming with British patrols. What do you do?
Well, if you're Paul Revere, the answer is easy. You ride.
Greg Harlin's vivid illustrations capture the thrill and the danger of a country on the verge of revolution in Stephen Krensky's dramatic account of the night Paul Revere galloped into history.
|Product dimensions:||11.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||10 Years|
About the Author
Stephen Krensky is the author of over seventy books for children, including How Santa Lost His Job, an ALA Notable Book. He has previously collaborated with Dean Morrissey on The Monster Trap and The Crimson Comet. Stephen Krensky lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his wife, Joan, and their two children.
Greg Harlin studied design and illustration at the University of Georgia. His award-winning work has been included in the National Geographic Society's book The Art of National Geographic and can be seen in various museums around the country, in exhibits for the National Park Service, on best-selling book covers, and in national magazines. Greg lives in Annapolis, Maryland.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book about Paul Reveres midnight ride to Lexington. April 18, 1775 the night the British was coming to take their military supplies. Someone must reach Concord and warn them. Paul was determined to make it there. Colonists were against King George III laws. If Paul Revere was captured he could be shot for being a spy. Revere and two other guys slipped in the shadows across the water. Revere finds a fast horse and beat the British to Lexington. On Reveres¿ way back they captured Revere and took his horse. On the way back to Concord the British were attacked by the rebels. Paul Revere made it back safe to his family. I the book was ok. It was great for being a biography. The pictures were great. The best part was the story line it covered the event well. My favorite color is blue. The book is a midnight blue color making the theme more real. This book would be great when talking about historical people. This would be great to read, when we are studying the Revolutionary War. Young grades we could make little books about Paul Revere midnight ride. We could dress up like the people of that era. We could take about that time era.