REAL HISTORY! FAKE JOKES! Action Presidents is a middle-grade graphic novel series by the award-winning authors of Action Philosophers and The Comic Book History of Comics. Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents’ bold and hilarious comic style will keep curious readers learning until the last page.
WINNER: Theodore Roosevelt Association Children’s Book Award, 2021 (book 3: Teddy Roosevelt)
FINALIST: Excellence in Graphic Literature Award in Middle Grade Nonfiction 2019 (book 1: George Washington) and 2021 (book 4: John F. Kennedy)
Praise for ACTION PRESIDENTS:
“A delightful, educational spin on history—and plenty of jokes,” -School Library Journal.
“Sheer joy,” -Booklist (starred review).
“[The authors] aim to contextualize historical figures who are often blindly lionized …a goal that comes through clearly amid a flurry of gags and jokes.” -Publisher's Weekly
“…sharply written history of America's first President, with hilarious artwork always keeping things lively - it's highly recommended.” -Comic Book Resources