5 edition of Pets at the White House found in the catalog.
|Statement||illus. by Sam Savitt.|
|Contributions||Savitt, Sam, illus.|
|LC Classifications||E176.1 .C25|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||59011501|
Anita McBride, Laura Bush's chief of staff in the White House, consulted on the book and said, "The pets really were a big part of helping to tell the story of life in the White House." "Pets at the White House” features more than photographs and interviews from former residents of Pennsylvania Ave., including Betty Ford, Barbara. Over the years, the White House has been home to a unique assortment of pets. As a guest of John Quincy Adams, General Lafayette kept a live alligator in the East Room. Calvin Coolidge's Enoch, a huge white goose, gift from actress Marie Dressler, was said to be worth $,/5(6).
Eligible for free shipping with book orders over $25 Add to Cart. Share. OUT OF STOCK. OUT OF STOCK. Save to Wishlist | Share. This item does not qualify for OUR member pricing Scholastic News: Pets at the White House. Paperback Book Add to Cart. Out Of Stock : Scholastic. This is the summary of Pets at the White House: 50 Years of Presidents and Their Pets by Jennifer B. Pickens, Barbara Bush.
In his book American Legacy: The Story of John and Caroline Kennedy, author David Heymann relates a story from White House nanny Maud Shaw: Caroline and her nanny encountered Pushinka as she was being walked by a kennel worker on the White House grounds. As Caroline reached to pet the dog, Pushinka growled. Wolf (gift from Father Thomas Kennedy in Ireland, ): Irish Wolfhound Pushinka/Charlie Pups: Butterfly, White Tips, Blackie, and Streaker. Butterfly and Streaker were given away to Midwest children when two months old. White Tips and Blackie stayed at the Kennedy home on Squaw Island and were eventually given to friends of the family.
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45 rows History of White House dogs. The first White House dog to receive regular newspaper coverage was Warren G. Harding's dog Laddie Boy. Pets also featured on presidential elections. Herbert Hoover got a "Belgian Police Dog" (Belgian Malinois), King Tut, during his campaign and pictures of him with his new dog were sent all across the United States.
In Franklin D. Roosevelt was running. Mrs. Bush celebrates "All Creatures Great and Small": First Lady Laura Bush celebrated the importance of pets to family life at the White House with the holiday decorations theme, "All Creatures Great and Small." Mrs. Bush noted that "animals and birds of every description have entertained, befriended, comforted, and worked for presidents.
Pets at the White House provides a spectacular view into one of the most historic homes in the world and all of its four-legged, beaked, and pawed inhabitants from ponies, puppies, and cats to parakeets, sheep, and even an alligator.
Interest in presidential pets has risen with the importance, power, and prestige of the American presidency. The American public has an insatiable appetite for 5/5(32). In the book Wackiest White House pets we meet some of the most unusual ones.
John Quincy Adams had an alligator for 2 months, Thomas Jefferson had 2 grizzly bears. Of course Pets at the White House book most popular pet of all has been a dog.
The book features a list of presidents and all of the pets that each one had. The book taught me a lot of each president/5(8). Pets at the White House is a decent book for Kindergarten and first grade students. I would use this book during a read aloud as an introduction of nonfiction text features.
The book itself is pretty boring, but that is what I get for judging a book by its cover/5(6). Did you know John Quincy Adams kept an alligator at the White House when he was president. This coloring book introduces children to sixteen White House animals, including Washington’s horse, Lincoln’s turkey, and a bevy of presidential pooches.
Recommended for ages 24 : $ A dedicated animal lover and pet owner himself, President Abraham Lincoln let his sons Tad and Willie, keep all the pets they wanted. And, oh the pets they kept. According to various historians, at one time the Lincoln’s White House menagerie grew to include turkeys, horses, Author: Robert Longley.
Pets at the White House: 50 Years of Presidents and Their Pets, Jennifer B. Pickens’ glossy mixture of stories and snapshots of White House pets, is the perfect coffee-table book to show that you’re a dedicated scholar with a soft-cuddly side.
How are dogs, alligators, sheep, cats, and a host of other animals similar. They’ve all been residents of the president’s house as presidential pets. Comical illustrations combine with the often laugh out loud funny tales of pets in the White House. Weird White House Pets Weird White House Pets Weird White House Pets.
Informational (nonfiction), words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile L. The residents of the White House include not only presidents and their families, but also their pets. Students will learn that the White House has been home to not only dogs and cats, but farm animals.
Pets at the White House, the second book from White House social expert Jennifer Pickens, is a spectacular view into one of the most historic homes in the world and all of its four-legged, beaked, and pawed inhabitants. Read more». This was a fun book to read.
It was penned by Margaret Truman. It focuses on the pets that have lived in the White house over the years. Even though George Washington did not live in the White House, he is also included. I have an interest in animals and a love for them so this was an interesting book to read/5.
About the Book. Pets at the White House provides a spectacular view into one of the most historic homes in the world and all of its four-legged, beaked, and pawed inhabitants—from ponies, puppies, and cats to parakeets, sheep, and even an alligator.
Weird White House Pets Weird White House Pets Weird White House Pets. Informational (nonfiction), words, Level F (Grade 1) The residents of the White House include not only presidents and their families, but also their pets. Students will learn that the White House has been home to not only dogs and cats, but farm animals, woodland.
Kids Books: WACKIEST WHITE HOUSE PETS read aloud for children shows us the pets of Presidents, but they're NOT your usual animals.
KidTime StoryTime reads this TRUE STORY from American History. Pickens has created a delightful book. Its photos, many taken by White House staff photographers, are wonderful, and the accompanying text, although brief, is revelatory and entertaining.
Pets at the White House is sure to be enjoyed by America’s millions of pet lovers and appreciate by those who follow the lives of nation’s First Families.
Pets at the Whitehouse. Fondly written with charm and wit, and illustrated with over exquisite photographs, the author reveals how pets have played an important role in the White House. Read more». Colorfully illustrated board book by Howard M. Kurtz. Over the past years, our U.S. presidents and their families have welcomed many different pets into the White House.
Ponies and puppies and cats and mice and a raccoon—and even an alligator—have spent time in this historic home. In this book, you’ll see some of those White House pets with the names of the presidents who welcomed.
After much deliberation about a new White House dog, in Aprilthe White House announced the selection of Bo, a male Portuguese water dog given to the Obamas by Senator and Mrs. Ted Kennedy. Bo’s presence in the White House sparked nationwide interest in the breed and adoration of Bo as he became a member of the Obama family.
Over the years the White House has been home to a unique assortment of pets. The list of Presidential pets is endless and the stories about them and their owners are bizarre, hilarious, touching, and filled with incidents that point out many a First Family soft spot, peculiarity and, in.
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Pets at the White House: In "Pets at the White House", Jennifer Boswell Pickens offers a delightful series of anecdotes and photographs of our nation’s First Pets, creating an endearing volume that will appeal to animal lovers and presidential theorists alike.
Although 5/5.Pets at the White House. By Marge Kennedy Expand Product Details. Photos and text introduce young readers to some of the pets that have lived in the White House.
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