Thomas Jefferson A Day at Monticello by Elizabeth Chew
  

Thomas Jefferson A Day at Monticello

Written by Elizabeth Chew
Illustrated by Mark Elliott

RRP £11.99

Synopsis

Thomas Jefferson A Day at Monticello by Elizabeth Chew

Located near Charlottesville, VA, Monticello was the estate of Thomas Jefferson, built in 1772. It now serves as a cultural site and as a reflection of its intellectual and patriotic architect. In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast estate. Readers will learn about Thomas Jefferson, the gadgets and gizmos that he created/invented and can now be found in Monticello, the famous parlor used for entertainment, the area surrounding Monticello, the work rooms of the enslaved on Mulberry Row, the gardens and fields and much, much more. The book is illustrated with archival as well as newly commissioned illustrations. It includes a timeline, bibliography and index.

About the Author

Elizabeth Chew is the curator of The Thomas Jefferson Foundation/Monticello. Mark Elliott is an award-winning illustrator and has worked with well-known authors such as Gail Levine Carson, Archer Mayer, Anthony DeStefano, and Gregory Maguire.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
56 pages

Author

Elizabeth Chew
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Publisher

Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

1st February 2014

ISBN

9781419705410


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