Ben And Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin By His Good Mouse Amos

Paperback | March 26, 1999

byRobert LawsonAs told byRobert Lawson

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Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations. Once you've met Amos and read his account, you'll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the same way.

Explore this historical time period even further in this new edition of award-winning author Robert Lawson's classic tale, with additional bonus material, including a map of Ben Franklin's travels!

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Banjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries

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Ever wonder where inventors get their ideas? As it turns out, the great inventor Benjamin Franklin got his best ideas from a mouse named Amos! Funny, interesting and wise, this classic tale has been a favorite for generations. Once you've met Amos and read his account, you'll never think of Ben Franklin-or American history-quite the sa...

Robert Lawson (1892-1957) is one of the greatest names in children's literature. He is the author and illustrator of such classics as Ben and Me, Mr. Revere and I, Mr. Popper's Penguins, and I Discover Columbus. His last completed work was The Big Wheel.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:March 26, 1999Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316517305

ISBN - 13:9780316517300

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Banjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries