Synopses & Reviews
In Land of the Pilgrims Pride, the second book in Callista Gingrichs best-selling series, Ellis explores the story of Americas beginnings, as he learns about each of the original 13 colonies.
Join Ellis as he goes back in history to see:
- Pocahontas rescue Captain John Smith
- The Pilgrims sign the Mayflower Compact
- Peter Minuit purchase Manhattan
- Pirates roam the American coastline
- Ben Franklin discover electricity
Seeing the places, meeting the people, and hearing the stories of the 13 new colonies, Ellis discovers how brave and resourceful settlers planted the seeds for a new nation.
Beautifully illustrated and presented in whimsical rhyme, Land of the Pilgrims Pride offers a delightful introduction to Americas early years.
In the New York Times
bestseller, Sweet Land of Liberty
, Ellis the Elephant learned why America is the greatest country on Earth. Now Ellis is back and ready to learn about the birth of our great nation in Ellis and the 13 Colonies
. Written and illustrated by Callista Gingrich and Susan Arciero, Ellis once again educates and entertains kids as he goes back to the library to learn about the original thirteen colonies. Starting with Jamestown, Ellis journeys through each colony and learns about the different founders, each colonys unique characteristics, and more! From the Pilgrims and the Indians to New Amsterdam and New Netherlands, kids will discover well-known and little-known facts about America and her first settlers. Perfect for children ages 5-8 years old, Ellis and the 13 Colonies
will delight young and adult readers alike while teaching kids about Americas roots and early history.
If you love adventure
Join Ellis the Elephant as he discovers the 13 Colonies!
In the New York Times bestseller, Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant sets off on a quest to find out how America became a free and exceptional nation. Now Ellis is back and ready to learn about the birth of our great nation in Land of the Pilgrims Pride. Written and illustrated by Callista Gingrich and Susan Arciero, Ellis once again educates and entertains as he discovers America's thirteen original colonies. Starting in Virginia, Ellis journeys through each of the colonies and learns about their unique characteristics. From Pocahantas to Benjamin Franklin, Ellis experiences life in Colonial America. Perfect for children ages 4-8, Land of the Pilgrims Pride will delight young and adult readers alike while exploring how America began.
About the Author
is the President of Gingrich Productions. She and her husband, Newt, host and produce historical and public policy documentaries. Recent films include A City Upon a Hill
, America at Risk
, and Nine Days that Changed the World
. Mrs. Gingrichs photography is featured in the New York Times
bestseller Rediscovering God in America
, as well as in Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny
, which she co-authored. She is the voice for several audio books, including A Nation Like No Other
and To Save America
. Mrs. Gingrich is also the President of the Gingrich Foundation. She resides in McLean, Virginia, with her husband Newt Gingrich. This is the second title in the Ellis series. The first, Sweet Land of Liberty
, was a New York Times
Susan Arciero is an award-winning illustrator of numerous childrens books, including Sweet Land of Liberty; Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat; and Cornelius Vandermouse: The Pride of Newport. Growing up and educated in Massachusetts, Susan currently lives in Pinehurst, North Carolina, with her husband, three children, and two Basset Hounds.