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
43 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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A biography of Benjamin Franklin, told from a very unusual point of view. Amos, former church mouse, comes to an arrangement with Ben with Amos lodging in Ben's hat inreturn for Amos' sound advice ... Read full review

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Though considered by many as a children's book, it is no less enjoyable for adults. A delightful way to review (or learn) a little 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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