A Ben of all trades : the most inventive boyhood of Benjamin Franklin (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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A Ben of all trades : the most inventive boyhood of Benjamin Franklin

Author: Michael J Rosen; Matt Tavares
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Young Benjamin Franklin wants to be a sailor, but his father won't hear of it. The other trades he tried bored him through and through. But each time he fails to find a career, he took some important bit of knowledge with him, and that tendency is exactly what made him the versatile genius we remember today."--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Biography
picture books
Fiction
Biographies
Juvenile works
Picture books
Livres d'images
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Rosen; Matt Tavares
ISBN: 9781536201215 1536201219
OCLC Number: 1109413331
Notes: "Inspired by The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin."--Inside front jacket flap
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated by Matt Tavares.

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"Young Benjamin Franklin wants to be a sailor, but his father won't hear of it. The other trades he tried bored him through and through. But each time he fails to find a career, he took some important bit of knowledge with him, and that tendency is exactly what made him the versatile genius we remember today."--Provided by publisher

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