Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;In paperback for the 2012 election, this sophisticated and playful look at U.S. presidents includes a new portrait of President Obama.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;See Americaand#8217;s presidents as never beforeand#8212;made of objects! Using everything from blue jeans to boxing gloves, Hanoch Piven and#8220;buildsand#8221; the characters of eighteen of our nationand#8217;s leaders. Revealing anecdotes accompany the creative collages and lend insight to the charismatic personalities of prominent presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, resulting in an irresistible resource that transcends party lines.
PRESIDENTS are made of BIG EATERS...and so much more!
You get a portrait of former U. S. president Jimmy Carter, who builds houses for the homeless.
See the presidents as never before -- made out of objects! Using everything from blue jeans to boxing gloves, Hanoch Piven "builds" the characters of our leaders. And with revealing anecdotes to go along with Piven's creations, you'll never forget what makes up George (Washington), George (Bush), or anyone else in between.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Hanoch Pivenandlt;/Bandgt; is the acclaimed creator of andlt;i andgt;Letand#8217;s Make Facesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;What Presidents Are Made Ofandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;What Athletes Are Made Ofandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;What Cats Are Made Ofandlt;/iandgt;, among other books for children. His incisive portraits have been published in the United States in such major magazines as andlt;iandgt;Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stoneandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Theandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;New Yorkerandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Theandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;Atlantic Monthlyandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Entertainment Weeklyandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;Theandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;. He lives with his wife and children in Israel. Visit him at PivenWorld.com.