Classics Illustrated #65: Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica.' He formed both the first public lending library in America and the first fire department in Pennsylvania. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
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Credits

Written by

Various Benjamin Franklin

Art by

Various

Genres

Action/Adventure Children's Literature Science Fiction

About Book

Page Count

52 Pages

Print Release Date

December 20 2010

Digital Release Date

February 19 2014

Age Rating

9+ Only

Copyright

2014 First Classics, Inc.

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