When Penny Met POTUS by Rachel Ruiz

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As a sweet, simple miniexplainer of a very specific bit of jargon, it works, and the election-year timing couldn't be better.
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When Penny Met POTUS will transport you on an adventure in imagination. A smartly written, beautifully illustrated picture book about a young girl whose mother works for a boss named POTUS. POTUS? Just who or -- WHAT -- is a POTUS? Penny is on a mission to find out! She imagines all the fun things she and POTUS will do together when they meet -like have a tea party in the China Room and do important work in the Oval Office. When she goes to work with her mother one day - at a big White House - Penny sneaks off on her own through the historic corridors to find POTUS. Along the way, she chats up the White House butler and Rose Garden gardener. Will she find POTUS? And will he live up to her great expectations? Heartwarming and empowering at the same time, this book will teach our kids no dream is too big to dream!
 

About Rachel Ruiz

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After working for President Barack Obama on his re-election campaign in 2012 (and fielding unending questions from her 3-year-old daughter about POTUS), Rachel Ruiz was inspired to write her debut picture book. When Penny Met POTUS is an adventure in imagination and a perfect introduction into politics for any age! Rachel lives in Chicago with her husband and daughter.Melissa Manwill has a passion for stories and for storytelling. She grew up climbing trees, digging holes, and chasing rabbits, and she puts all that energy into her artwork. Melissa received her BFA in illustration in 2014 from Bringham Young University and currently lives in Utah.
 
Published July 1, 2016 by Capstone Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.
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on May 04 2016

As a sweet, simple miniexplainer of a very specific bit of jargon, it works, and the election-year timing couldn't be better.

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