Ben and Me: A New and Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin as Written by His Good Mouse, Amos

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Robert Lawson
Little, Brown, 1939 - Adventure and adventurers - 113 pages
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Amos was the mouse who lived in Franklin's fur cap. Everywhere Franklin went Amos went too! His diary tells a humorous life of Benjamin Franklin with all the well-known spisodes seen from the viewpoint of Amos.

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Love Robert Lawson's writing style. - Goodreads
Very interesting concept and easy to read. - Goodreads
Fun introduction to United States history for children. - Goodreads
I thought the illustrations were unique. - Goodreads
And he has made delightful pen and ink illustrations. - Kirkus
Robert Lawson's illustrations are always great. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Surpisingly delightful. I'm one of those people who is intimidated by 'classics' and also by historical fiction - but this was funny! Read full review

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User Review  - Megan D. Neal - Goodreads

Amos the mouse feels the need to set the record straight on how Benjamin Franklin got the ideas for all of his marvelous inventions. A witty, humorous and interesting look at a great figure in history ... Read full review

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Contents

I Amos
3
We Invent the Franhjin Stove
10
The Bargain
17
Copyright

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