George Washington's Breakfast Author:Jean Fritz George W. Allen was proud of two things. His name and his birthday. He was named for George Washington and he had the same birthday. It made him feel almost related. So related he wanted to know everything he could about George Washington. — George wanted to know the important things - he already knew the names of Washington's dogs and what s... more »ize shoes he wore, but he didn't know what George Washington ate for breakfast. He got his grandmother to promis she'd cook George Washington's breakfast if he found out what it was, and he was going to find out - no matter what.
The whole family and even the town librarian joined George in his search, which included exploring sources from the card catalogue to a trip to Mount Vernon. Told with humor and a keen sense of factual detail, this story brings history to life with a freshness and excitement that will delight every child. Paul Galdone's colorful illustrations are rice in historical accuracy as well as lively imagination.« less