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
91 Reviews
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

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User Review  - abenne6 - LibraryThing

Ben and Me was a clever way to write the biography of Ben Franklin. The fact that the story was told by a mouse makes the story that much more interesting for children. I like the idea that they chose ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Listened to the audio. Too much animosity between the mouse and Benjamin Franklin. Story did not flow very well. Jacob would like to listen to the audio again before he rates it. 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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