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A Witty Picture Book About Elections

A boy learns the value of debating and putting up posters when he runs for U.S. president

Detail from the ‘President Pennybaker’ cover / Credit: Simon & Schuster

Many adults might find it easier explain to young children how babies are made than how U.S. presidents are made, or why the control of Congress still hangs in the balance after yesterday’s midterm elections.

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

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Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.