So You Want To Be President

Flyer By: Patrick McCann

Information on the Caldecott

The Caldecott is awarded to the most distinguished children's book of the year. The award is given out yearly. This award has to meet these goals; It has to be very artistic, iterperate the story, picture the mood of the characters, good for a child audiance, and has to be in modern style. http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/aboutcaldecott/aboutcaldecott






Why I think So You Want To Be President won the Caldecott

I think So You Want to Be President won the Caldecott because it is very, very artistic, and it is child appropriate, it definitely shows the mood of the characters, like when it showed when someone threw a cabbage a William Howard Taft.


Information on the author of the book So You Want to Be President

http://www.judithstgeorge.com/ The author of The Book So You Want To Be President is Judith St. George. She was born and raised in Westfield, New Jersey. Her hobbies growing up were, writing and ice skating. She graduated from Smith Collage. She has even climbed to the top of Mount Rushmore! She Currently Lives in Conneticut.

Judith's Purpose for writing her book

I think Judith St. George wrote So You Want To Be President Because she wanted to entertain and inform you. In her book she tells you what you have to do in presidency and she makes it funny by telling stories about former presidents.


Information on the illustrator

David Small is the illustrator of the book So You Want To Be President. He was born and raised in Detroit. He wrote plays in collage. He graduate from the Yale school of arts. He won the Caldecott award. He has illustrated over 40 books.


My Comparison to The Biggest Bear

The biggest differences in similarities to The Biggest Bear and So You Want To Be President are the two types of pictures In The Biggest Bear it has black and white pictures and in So you Want To Be President it has color pictures. It also has two different story ideas. A similarity is that they both have very high quality pictures even if they have colors or not. Another one is that both stories are good for a child audiance. Overall both books have good similarities and differences.