Eye-catching art and lively text unfold little-known details about the early life of Abraham Lincoln. Readers will discover a self-taught young man of character and compassion growing up on the frontier in the early 1800s—a determined young man working hard to succeed, who manages to get himself elected to the Illinois General Assembly at age 25 and then sets off to practice law in Springfield three years later. With a carefully fashioned text, this outstanding picture book biography reveals the experiences, talents and interests of Lincoln
About the Author:
Cheryl Harness is an author-illustrator, speaker, sometime sculptor, and harmonica player. She has created many acclaimed historical picture books, including Ghosts of the Civil War, Ghosts of the White House, Ghosts of the 20th Century, Mark Twain and the Queens of the Mississippi, and Three Young Pilgrims. She lives in Independence, Missouri, with her Scottie, Maude, and her cats, Irene and Merrie Emma.