Don't Know Much About the Presidents (revised Edition)

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HarperCollins, Jan 27, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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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!

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User Review  - bdharrel - LibraryThing

With comical illustrations, his book is awesome for readers of all ages. One can skim through the pages to find out quirky little details about each U.S. Presidents. Many of these facts are so absurd ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrstelford - LibraryThing

Tons of wacky and weird facts about the U.S. presidents. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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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