In honor of Inauguration Day I thought if would great to recommend a book on the Presidents of the United States. There are quite a few on the shelves that have been updated to include the 2012 election but non as humorous and informative as today's book.
Basher History: US PRESIDENTS Oval Office All Stars created and illustrated by Simon Basher and written by Dan Green with Dr. Edward L. Widm a presidential historian is a great introduction to each of our United States Presidents. I like that it is not overwhelming and tedious to read. The information is quirky and different. I think children like to learn more than just the usual facts about anything. While the illustrations are a bit cartoonish they do fit the style of the book. I think this would be a great companion book to a more serious biographical book on the Presidents of the United States. Sometimes kids need to see that not all history is just dry facts and figures.