So you want to be president?

by: Harris Mosteller #11


So You Want To Be President is a entertaining and informitive book witch was the 2001 Caldecott winner written by Judith Saint George and illustrated by David Small.


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David small

David small didn't want to take up art. When he was about to quit art altogether his friend convinced him to keep it up. He went to yale academy. He has illustrated over 40 books. He has done about 1,860 illustrations.

Why did you win?

This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include the forty-second president, George W. Bush. There are now three Georges in the list of presidential names, a Bush alongside the presidential family tree, and a new face on the hilarious cartoon portraiture.
This celebration by St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-two men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world. Perfect for this election year--and every year! Compared to other books this one is increadibly written and hilariously illustrated.


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Going for the win

This book won the Caldecott in 2001 for its hilarious illustrations and adorable storyline.