This entertaining and informative coloring book features carefully researched and accurately rendered drawings of the homes and birthplaces of 36 U. S. presidents, plus the White House. From George Washington’s first home near Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Barack Obama’s childhood home in Honolulu, Hawaii, finely detailed, full-page illustrations depict these presidential residences:
George Washington home, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, Virginia
Thomas Jefferson home, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia
Abraham Lincoln home, Springfield, Illinois
Theodore Roosevelt home, Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, New York
Franklin D. Roosevelt home, Hyde Park, New York
Harry Truman home, Lamar, Missouri
John F. Kennedy birthplace, Brookline, Massachusetts
Richard Nixon birthplace, Yorba Linda, California
…and many more.
In addition, fact-filled captions provide historic information on each house and its presidential occupant.
About the Author
An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.