Action Presidents #1: George Washington! by Fred Van LenteAction Presidents #1: George Washington! by Fred Van Lente

Action Presidents #1: George Washington!

byFred Van LenteIllustratorRyan Dunlavey

Hardcover | February 6, 2018

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Where the history is real and the jokes are fake! "A delightful, educational spin on history—and plenty of jokes," said School Library Journal. "Sheer joy," praised Booklist in a starred review.

The first Action Presidents book will turn even the most reluctant reader into a history buff. George Washington, ultimate founding father and awesome American, practically jumps off the page.

We all know that George Washington was our first president and a hero of the American Revolution, but did you also know that he didn’t want to be president and had teeth so bad that he hated to smile?

Wimpy Kid meets the Who Was … series in these hilarious new graphic novels from New York Times bestselling comic book author Fred Van Lente and award-winning cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey.

U.S. history comes to life like never before! Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents is perfect for curious minds. With timelines, maps, charts, and more, readers will keep learning until the last page.

Fred Van Lente is the New York Times bestselling author of comic books like Cowboys & Aliens and Marvel Zombies. He lives in Brooklyn, like every other writer on the planet (by law), with his wife, Crystal, and some mostly ungrateful cats. His previous funny nonfiction comics with Ryan were Action Philosophers! (named a YALSA Great Gra...
Title:Action Presidents #1: George Washington!Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.57 inPublished:February 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062394053

ISBN - 13:9780062394057


Editorial Reviews

★ “Sheer joy. Van Lente and Dunlavey launch a new middle-grade series featuring, as the cover proclaims, ‘Real history! Fake jokes!’ The blurb, however, does no justice to either the density of historical facts or the breathless pace of the humor.“