Synopses & Reviews
On April 18th at 9:30 p.m. Paul Revere learned that the British Army was marching toward Lexington and Concord to arrest rebel leaders. At 5:20 the next morning, a shot rang out and the American Revolution had begun. Told in a step-by-step account of the 24 hours leading up to the battles that sparked a revolution, this tale is sure to both inform and entertain.
“Strong writing, art, and design combine to make this a vivid introduction to the first battles in the American Revolution.”—Booklist, starred review
“A crisply written, vivid, you-are-there account of Paul Reveres actions on the night of April 18, 1775.”—BookLinks, starred review
“This makes a rousing introduction to the wars opening events.”—Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of The Signers: The 56 Stories Behind the Declaration of Independence, which won numerous awards, including an ALA Notable, an ABC Choice Award, and an IRA Teachers Choice Award. Dennis lives in Evanston, Illinois, with his wife, Judith.Larry Day has illustrated several picture books while working in the advertising industry, creating storyboards for clients like McDonalds and the U.S. Army. His illustrations have appeared in the Chicago Tribune Magazine and in several exhibits, including his own shows.Larry lives in Downers Grove, IL.