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The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia

The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia


The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia

About the Book

Discover America’s rich history through the eyes of its commanders-in-chief, as well as notable first ladies, famous speeches, and major constitutional events, with this visual reference guide to the leaders of the United States. US Presidents and first ladies have changed domestic and foreign policy, supported movements such as women’s suffrage and civil rights, and have led the country through significant historical moments that have shaped the nation into what it is today. 

Pages of visual illustrations take children, adolescents, and adults on a journey through the achievements of all of the US Presidents. Filled with over 150 pages of visual timelines, kids will learn about the contribution each head of state had and the historical context surrounding their presidential term. 

Learn about the 46 presidents, first ladies and historical speeches, moments that changed the course of the world- and American history.  From the Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, Abolition of Slavery, and both the most controversial and loved presidential offices.

An Essential Visual Guide to US Presidents and their Influence on America

This historical book introduces children to prominent US Presidents, notable first ladies, and prominent events. Beautifully illustrated to bring these pages of history to life, kids will learn about events that defined each presidential office from independence to the present day.  

This visual reflection from DK Books will compel children to investigate further, understand history, and the important role US Presidents had in shaping it:

   • New edition updated to include the results from the November 2020 election
   • Perfect introduction to the subject for young readers, packed with bite-sized information and nuggets of knowledge 
   • In association with the Smithsonian Institution
   • Includes a full feature on every US president 
   • With additional fun facts about presidential life, where presidents were from, extraordinary elections, and a vice presidents timeline

Product Details

On sale: January 12, 2021
Age: 10 and up
Grade: Grades 6-8
Page count: 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780744037104
Reading level: Lexile: IG1180L

Author Bio

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.